Amanda Sales Conniff

Amanda Sales Conniff, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar Research, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa FL 33612

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Academic Phone:(813) 447-5626


  • PhD, Biotechnology, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, 2015
  • MS, Animal Sciences, Universidade Federal Rural De Pernambuco, 2012

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology


  • ASBMB (PhD, 2019 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Sharma NS, Lal CV, Li JD, Lou XY, Viera L, Abdallah T, King RW, Sethi J, Kanagarajah P, Restrepo-Jaramillo R, Sales-Conniff A, Wei S, Jackson PL, Blalock JE, Gaggar A, Xu X. The neutrophil chemoattractant peptide proline-glycine-proline is associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome. American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 315(5) : L653-L661, 2018.
  • Nascimento TP, Sales AE, Porto TS, Costa RMPB, Breydo L, Uversky VN, Porto ALF, Converti A. Purification, biochemical, and structural characterization of a novel fibrinolytic enzyme from Mucor subtilissimus UCP 1262. Bioprocess and biosystems engineering. 40(8) : 1209-1219, 2017.
  • Nascimento TP, Sales AE, Porto CS, Brandão RM, de Campos-Takaki GM, Teixeira JA, Porto TS, Porto AL, Converti A. Purification of a fibrinolytic protease from Mucor subtilissimus UCP 1262 by aqueous two-phase systems (PEG/sulfate). Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences. 1025: 16-24, 2016.
  • SALES AMANDA EMMANUELLE; BREYDO LEONID ; PORTO TATIANA SOUZA ; PORTO ANA LÚCIA FIGUEIREDO ; UVERSKY VLADIMIR . Hydrophobicity-dependent effects of polymers on different protein conformations. RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences. 6: 42971-42983, 2016.
  • Breydo L, Sales AE, Ferreira L, Fedotoff O, Shevelyova MP, Permyakov SE, Kroeck KG, Permyakov EA, Zaslavsky BY, Uversky VN. Effects of osmolytes on protein-solvent interactions in crowded environment: Analyzing the effect of TMAO on proteins in crowded solutions. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics. 570: 66-74, 2015.
  • Breydo L, Sales AE, Frege T, Howell MC, Zaslavsky BY, Uversky VN. Effects of Polymer Hydrophobicity on Protein Structure and Aggregation Kinetics in Crowded Milieu. Biochemistry. 54(19) : 2957-66, 2015.
  • Sales AE, de Souza FA, Teixeira JA, Porto TS, Porto AL. Integrated process production and extraction of the fibrinolytic protease from Bacillus sp. UFPEDA 485. Applied biochemistry and biotechnology. 170(7) : 1676-88, 2013.