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Bianca Silvana Zingales

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Química (IQ)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

PhD in Biochemistry (1975) and Full Professor of Biochemistry (1997) (Universidade de São Paulo); Member of the Brazilian Academy of Science (since 2000) and Member of Academia Paulista de Ciências (since 2012). She was awarded with the National Order of Scientific Merit - Comendador Category in 2008. She was the General Coordinator of the South South Initiative for Tropical Diseases Research (SSI-TDR) (2002-2009), Co-Chair of the Disease Reference Group on Chagas disease, Leishmaniasis and Human African Trypanosomiasis (TDR-WHO) (2009 - 2012). She was Secretary General (2009 2016) and Vice-President (2018-2020) of the Pan-American Association for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PABMB). Presently she is the President of this Association. Since 2021 she is co-editor-in-chief of Acta Tropica, an Elsevier journal. Since 2022 shue belongs to the Editorial Board of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease (ISSN 2414-6366). Her research interest is the Molecular Epidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi, focusing on the parasite genetic diversity, population structure and evolution and its association with the clinical manifestations of Chagas disease. Presently she is involved in the characterization of T. cruzi drug resistance and identification of candidates for Chagas disease chemotherapy. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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