Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Instituto de Química (IQ)
(Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Vanderlan da Silva Bolzani is full professor at Sao Paulo State University (UNESP). Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), member of the Brazilian Academy of Science (ABC) and São Paulo Academy of Science (ACIESP), is also Science Productivity CNPq Fellow level 1A, and has received several awards; the most recently is Distinguished Woman in Science Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, conceived by ACS & IUPAC and Simão Mathias Medal and Elsevier-Capes in 2013. With Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, under guidance of Professor Otto Richard Gottlieb, at University of São Paulo, in 1990 she was awarded with a fellowship from DAAD for a short training at University of Hannover. After a post-doctorate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPISU-USA) under guidance of Professor David Kingston, she joined to the São Paulo State University (UNESP), and since 2003, is member of the Biota-FAPESP Program Coordination. Currently is Director of the UNESP Technology Transfer Office (UNESP-AUIN). Her field of interest is plant science, and has been involved in the isolation, bioactivity and function of secondary metabolites and peptides from plants. Also she has studied biosynthesis of piperidine alkaloids, and recently has been involved on metabolomics of medicinal plants. She has had strong involvement in human resource training, with 0ver 50 Master and PhD students and several Post-doctoral supervisions. She has been invited to give lectures and seminars Worldwide. Has published more than 344 articles (Index h=26, 2522 citations) 5 book chapters and 7 patents. Also has strong work collaboration with National Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industries looking for new drugs from plants species. Dr. Bolzani was President of the Brazilian Chemical Society from 2008-2010, and is currently Counselor. She serves as member of Editorial Boards of several Scientific Journals as Journal Natural Products, Natural Products Reports, Phytochemistry Letters and Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Since 2011 is a visiting professor at the Enzymologie Moléculaire et Fonctionnelle UR4-UPMC, Paris, and in 2012 became member of the L?Oreal Scientific Advisory Board. In October 2013 was elected for the World Academy of Science for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries, (TWAS).
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