Prof. Joseph Borg

Prof. Joseph Borg

Prof. Joseph Borg

 B.Sc.(Hons)(Melit.),M.Sc.(Melit.),Ph.D.(Melit.)

Associate Professor

Room 26
Block A, Level 1
Mater Dei Hospital
Msida
  +356 2340 1145
__Biography
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Erythropoiesis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Whole Genome Sequencing

Giardine, B., Borg, J., Viennas, E., Pavlidis, C., Moradkhani, K., Joly, P., Bartsakoulia, M., Riemer, C., Miller, W., Tzimas, G., Wajcman, H., Hardison, R.C. & Patrinos, G.P. 2014, "Updates of the HbVar database of human hemoglobin variants and thalassemia mutations", Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 42, no. database issue, pp. D1063-9.

Kampourakis, K., Vayena, E., Mitropoulou, C., van Schaik, R.H., Cooper, D.N., Borg, J. & Patrinos, G.P. 2014, "Key challenges for next-generation pharmacogenomics: Science & Society series on Science and Drugs.", EMBO reports, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 472.

Tafrali, C., Paizi, A., Borg, J., Radmilovic, M., Bartsakoulia, M., Giannopoulou, E., Giannakopoulou, O., Stojiljkovic-Petrovic, M., Zukic, B., Poulas, K., Stavrou, E.F., Lambropoulou, P., Kourakli, A., Felice, A.E., Papachatzopoulou, A., Philipsen, S., Pavlovic, S., Georgitsi, M. & Patrinos, G.P. 2013, "Genomic variation in the MAP3K5 gene is associated with ?-thalassemia disease severity and hydroxyureatreatment efficacy.", Pharmacogenomics, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 469.

Borg, J., Phylactides, M., Bartsakoulia, M., Tafrali, C., Lederer, C., Felice, A.E., Papachatzopoulou, A., Kourakli, A., Stavrou, E.F., Christou, S., Hou, J., Karkabouna, S., Lappa-Manakou, C., Ozgur, Z., van Ijcken, W., von Lindern, M., Grosveld, F.G., Georgitsi, M., Kleanthous, M., Philipsen, S. & Patrinos, G.P. 2012, "KLF10 gene expression is associated with high fetal hemoglobin levels and with response to hydroxyureatreatment in ?-hemoglobinopathy patients.", Pharmacogenomics, vol. 13, no. 13, pp. 1487.

Squassina, A., Severino, G., Grech, G., Fenech, A., Borg, J. & Patrinos, G.P. 2012, "Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Days: educational activities on pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine", Pharmacogenomics, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 525.

Borg, J., Patrinos, G.P., Felice, A.E. & Philipsen, S. 2011, "Erythroid phenotypes associated with KLF1 mutations.", Haematologica, vol. 96, no. 5, pp. 635.

Giardine, B., Borg, J., Higgs, D.R., Peterson, K.R., Philipsen, S., Maglott, D., Singleton, B.K., Anstee, D.J., Basak, A.N., Clark, B., Costa, F.C., Faustino, P., Fedosyuk, H., Felice, A.E., Francina, A., Galanello, R., Gallivan, M.V., Georgitsi, M., Gibbons, R.J., Giordano, P.C., Harteveld, C.L., Hoyer, J.D., Jarvis, M., Joly, P., Kanavakis, E., Kollia, P., Menzel, S., Miller, W., Moradkhani, K., Old, J., Papachatzopoulou, A., Papadakis, M.N., Papadopoulos, P., Pavlovic, S., Perseu, L., Radmilovic, M., Riemer, C., Satta, S., Schrijver, I., Stojiljkovic, M., Thein, S.L., Traeger-Synodinos, J., Tully, R., Wada, T., Waye, J.S., Wiemann, C., Zukic, B., Chui, D.H., Wajcman, H., Hardison, R.C. & Patrinos, G.P. 2011, "Systematic documentation and analysis of human genetic variation in hemoglobinopathies using the microattribution approach", Nature Genetics, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 295.

Patrinos, G.P., Al Aama, J., Al Aqeel, A., Al-Mulla, F., Borg, J., Devereux, A., Felice, A.E., Macrae, F., Marafie, M.J., Petersen, M.B., Qi, M., Ramesar, R.S., Zlotogora, J. & Cotton, R.G. 2011, "Recommendations for genetic variation data capture in developing countries to ensure a comprehensiveworldwide data collection.", Human Mutation, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 2.

Squassina, A., Manchia, M., Borg, J., Congiu, D., Costa, M., Georgitsi, M., Chillotti, C., Ardau, R., Mitropoulos, K., Severino, G., Del Zompo, M. & Patrinos, G.P. 2011, "Evidence for association of an ACCN1 gene variant with response to lithium treatment in Sardinian patients with bipolar disorder.", Pharmacogenomics, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1559.

Borg, J., Papadopoulos, P., Georgitsi, M., Gutiérrez, L., Grech, G., Fanis, P., Phylactides, M., Verkerk, A.J., van der Spek, P.J., Scerri, C.A., Cassar, W., Galdies, R., van Ijcken, W., Ozgür, Z., Gillemans, N., Hou, J., Bugeja, M., Grosveld, F.G., von Lindern, M., Felice, A.E., Patrinos, G.P. & Philipsen, S. 2010, "Haploinsufficiency for the erythroid transcription factor KLF1 causes hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin.", Nature Genetics, vol. 42, no. 9, pp. 801.

  • ABS5001 - Advanced Genetics and Molecular Techniques
  • ABS5002 - Research, Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • ABS5003 - Research Methodology for -Omics
  • ABS5004 - Molecular Biology
  • FEH5019 - Fundamental Studies in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • MLS1001 - Introduction to Biomedical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • MLS2018 - Haematopathology
  • MLS2019 - Diagnostic Laboratory Haematology
  • MMB3001 - Theoretical Backgrounds to Biomedical Research
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