Graduation in chemisty at the Universidade de São Paulo (1985), m.sc. in Molecular Biology at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1989) and Ph.D. in molecular biology at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1992), postdoctoral studies in molecular biology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany (1993) and postdoctoral studies from the Max-Delbrück Institute for molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany (1996). Full Professor at the Federal University of São Paulo. Has experience in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology with emphasis on the following subjects: molecular analysis of genes linked to inborn errors of metabolism, kallikrein-kinin, renin-angiotensin system, molecular biology and transgenic animals. Co-founder of the biotechnology companies Proteobrás Biotechnological Development Ltd. (www.proteobras.com.br) and Exxtend Solution Oligos (www.exxtend.com.br).
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)