Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICB)
(Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
The researcher has obtained the following degrees: Bachelor in Physical Education, obtained from the Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (1995), Master in Science of Motricity from the Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (1998) and PhD in Science (Human Physiology), from the University of São Paulo (2004). In the period from 2004 to 2010 held a postdoctoral position in the Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Stephen R. Farmer studying biochemical and molecular aspects of the formation (adipogenesis) and function of white and brown adipose tissues in experimental models "in vivo" and "in vitro". His area of expertise is Physiology and Cell Biology and his current research focus is the study of the development and function of different adipose tissues. He is currently appointed as Associate Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences, State University of Maringá and Coordinator of the Program in Physiological Sciences of the State University of Maringá.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)
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