Program: Biotechnology

City: São Paulo


Areas of research:

  • Pharmaceutical biotechnology - biotechnological processes with emphasis on fermentative processes; production, purification and application of biomolecules of industrial interest and bioprocesses in general;
  • Functional Genomic of Leptospira with special focus on: bioinformatics, recombinant proteins, molecular pathogenesis, pathogen-host interaction, development of new diagnoses and vaccines;
  • Mechanisms of DNA repair and consequences of DNA lesions in the genome for organisms. Special focus on carcinogenesis and aging;
  • Study of projections at tight junctions and connexins;
  • Structure, architecture and metabolism of the vegetal cell wall and its applications in bioenergy, food and materials; Metabolic and physiological integrations of plants in relation to environmental responses;
  • Identification of molecules with therapeutic potential, protein purification, recombinant protein production, biochemical characterization, therapeutic targeting, concept evidence and preclinical toxicity testing in in vitro and in vivo models;
  • Plant Biotechnology;
  • Marfan syndrome, embryonic stem cells, epigenetic inheritance and inactivation of the X chromosome;
  • Microbiology with emphasis on Virology. Clinical and molecular diagnosis of human and animal viruses, exanthematous viruses, respiratory viruses, wild viruses and emerging viruses. Viral genetic diversity;
  • Study of signaling and regulation of metabolic processes at different stages of plant growth and development, using cellular, biochemical, molecular and biotechnological approaches;
  • Carcinogenesis, study of genetic and epigenetic alterations of cancer, antineoplastic and chemopreventive agents of cancer;
  • Development of recombinant BCG, pertussis and pneumococcal vaccines and functional genome of schistosome.

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