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José Fernando Garcia

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Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araçatuba. Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMVA)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo (1989), Master of Veterinary Science, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1992) and Ph.D. in Animal Reproduction at the University of São Paulo (1995). He is currently Professor (Biochemistry), at UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, having previously been professor at the University of São Paulo (1995-1997) and scientist at the Joint FAO / IAEA Programme in Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (2003 to 2005). Coordinates the Laboratory of Animal Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of UNESP - Araçatuba, part of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Collaborating Centre for Animal Genomics and Bioinformatics. Active in different fields of biotechnology, particularly in: livestock breeding and selection assisted by molecular markers and diagnosis of infectious and parasitic diseases in animals using nucleic acid analysis methods. In the context of technological innovation, over the past 20 years has participated in the start up of three biotechnology companies in Brazil, specialized in genomics applied to animals, plants and humans. He has extensive international experience in the field of Biotechnology, maintaining active professional network accumulated during several technical visits, participation in conferences and professional activities abroad. Active member of the International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG) and International Embryo Transfer Society (IETS). In Brazil, was Treasurer of the Brazilian Society of Embryo Technology (SBTE) for two terms (96/97 and 98/99) and its President (2008/2010). In 2010 completed an MBA at Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, in the area of Business Strategic Management. Member of the National Biosafety Technical Commission (CTNBio) of the Ministry of Science and Technology during the 2010/2015 and 2020/2022. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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