Position: Principal Investigator - Head of LaNeurotox
Senior Reseacher – Brain Institute – Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
Full Professor, Dept. Biophysics, UFRGS (retired)
Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (elected 2009, Biological Sciences section)
Productivity in Research Fellow- level IA, CNPq
- To understand how structural features of proteins reflect in their biological properties using UREASES as models.
- To develop biotechnological application of toxic proteins based on the knowledge of their structure versus activity relationships.
- To train highly qualified personnel at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels to help improving the social-economical status of our country.