Bachelor in Biological Sciences, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Post-Doc at Columbia University (1993). Ex-Director of the Biotechnology Center of Instituto Butantan (2002-2010). Ex-Director of the Technological Development and Production Division of Instituto Butantan (2012-2016). Ex-Member of the CNTBio (Technical National Comission for Biosecurity) (2012-2016). Academic Editor of PLoS One (from 2008 up to now). More than 140 articles indexed at ISI, h-index 34 and some patents applied in Brazil and in other countries. Some awards, including the Medal of Science and Technology Merit from the São Paulo State Govern, Medal of Excellence in Pharmaceutical Development by the National Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016), Alba Lavras Medal from the Sao Paulo State Scientific Researchers Association (2016), Senior Researcher Award by Biotech Space (2017). Scientific contributions in the field of vaccine development, biotechnology, genomic, toxinology, molecular and cell biology. Fellow 1C from CNPq.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)