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Gustavo is Ph. D. student at College of Education at USP (University of Sao Paulo), where he studies STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics) education. He holds two academic degrees: Portuguese Language Teaching and Biology, both obtained at Unicamp (University of Campinas). He also holds a master degree in Science Education obtained at Biology Institute of Unicamp, with an internship at the University of Washington (US). He worked with STEM organizations for underrepresented minorities in his master research. He was the head of a nonprofit organization in Campinas that promotes engagement for science education in public schools. As the leader of the organization, he had the opportunity to coordinate a team of educators and several public schools. During his internship in the US, he had the opportunity to work with underrepresented minorities in STEM, develop activities such as professional development for teachers, create pedagogical content and attend seminars all over the Washington State. He is also a fellow of the YLAI (Young Leaders of Americas Initiative) program from the US Department of State. He is the author of scientific papers, scientific dissemination articles and four textbooks. Main areas of activity: educational projects, educational technologies, STEM Education and teacher training. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Nanotechnology applications have been touted as a promising source of new solutions for medicine, mainly because it constitutes a new perspective in the search for alternative therapies for some diseases. For example, there are few efficient therapies for the treatment of late-stage breast cancer. Thus, the recently discovered silver nanoparticles synthetized by fungi have been conside...
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