Jon Elkins, DPhilFormer Principal Investigator Kinases/ Chief Scientific Officer
Rebeka FantiMsC Student
Rebeka Fanti is currently working on the development of a novel antibacterial drug screening technology. She joined CQMED as a technician in July 2018 and in March 2019 she was accepted into the Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate program at UNICAMP. She has a bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from Missouri Baptist University, USA.
Angela Fala, PhDResearch Scientist
Angela is a post-doctoral research associate developing project with human kinases aiming drug discovery and structural characterization, in specific kinases with RNA domain. She is also leading the insect cells platform for protein production. She obtained her MSc in Bioscience Medical department at UNICAMP, in collaboration with SGC-Oxford (2013) and got her PhD in Biosciences and Technology of Bioactive Products from UNICAMP (2017).
Gustavo Riboldi, PhDResearch Associate
Luiz Dutra, PhDResearch Associate
Natassia Oliveira, PhDResearch Scientist
Natassia’s current research interests are protein degradation during synthesis and its effect on human neurons viability. She obtained MSc in Tissue Repair Odontology from UFU, Brazil (2012) and PhD in Buco-Dental Biology from UNICAMP (2016).
Paulo Godoi, PhDResearch Associate
Ricado Serafim, PhDResearch Scientist
Ricardo’s research focus is on design and synthesis of small-molecules targeting human kinases by structure-based approach. He obtained his PhD at Pharmaceutical Sciences from USP (2016).
Stanley Vasconcelos, PhDResearch Scientist
Stanley is a medicinal chemist at SGC/CQMED working on the design and synthesis of protein kinases inhibitors. He received his MSc and PhD in organic chemistry from the University of São Paulo. Internship on organic chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and the University of Toronto.
Opher GileadiFormer Principal investigator / Chief Scientific Officer
Carla Chiodi, PhDResearch Associate
Bruno Aquino, PhDResearch Associate
Dev Sriranganadane, PhDResearch Associate
Roberta Ruela de Sousa, PhDResearch Associate
Alyne NascimentoTechnician in Biochtecnology
Lucas Ferreira, PhDIT Manager
Gabriela Batista BastosTechnical Training Fellow
Gabriela studies lysine metabolism in the saccharopine pathway for both mammals and plants to understant its relation with genetic disorders such as pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy. She has experience in biochemistry and pharmacology and has a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from the Federal University of Amazonas.
Carolina Catta-Preta, PhDResearch Scientist
Carolina is a postdoc in molecular parasitology working within the infectious diseases team. She is interested in Leishmania protein kinases as drug targets, and develops assays for assessing drug-like molecules target engagement in life cells. She obtained her PhD in Science (Biophysics) from UFRJ followed by a Post-doc at the WTCMP and UofYork (UK).
Fulvia Di Pillo, PhDResearch Scientist
Fulvia is a postdoc with molecular and cellular biology background. She is interested in understanding neuronal diseases. Her research area includes studies on RNA regulation by kinases. She obtained her MSc in Virology from UNESP and got her PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics from UNICAMP (2019).
Gabriela M. de Abreu GomesPhD. Student
Gabriela G. is a PhD student working on cell biology of cancer. Her doctoral research investigates new molecular mechanisms and cell signalling pathways that link splicing kinases, DNA damage and cancer. Gabriela holds a master's degree in Physiology.