Graduated in Chemistry from the University of São Paulo (1977), Master's (1980) and Doctorate (1986) in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Prêto- USP, post-doctorate in Bio-Organic Chemistry from the SUNBOR Institute in Osaka, Japan ( 1994-1996). He is currently Professor of Proteomics at Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Has experience in the area of Biochemistry of Macromolecules, Protein and Peptide Chemistry, as well as Chemistry of Natural Products of animal origin; specialized in mass spectrometry of biological macromolecules. He has worked in the study of the structural and functional characterization of venomous arthropod toxins, in the metabolomic and proteomic analysis of glandular secretions of insects, in the study of the structural dynamics of proteins and peptides with spectroscopic techniques. He is a member of the Managing Nucleus of INCT iii / CNPq; he was President and Vice-President of the Brazilian Society of Toxinology; he was Vice-President of the Brazilian Proteomics Society. He was President of the Latin American Branch of International Society of Neuropeptides (INPS), during 15 years he was a member of the Central Board of INPS. He is currently a member of the Board of the Brazilian Society of Mass Spectrometry. He is a CNPq researcher (level 1B); has about 300 published works. He received the BRMASS medal for his contribution to Mass Spectrometry in Brazil. He supervised 17 master's dissertations, 19 doctoral theses, and supervised 16 postdoctoral internships.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)