Marcelo Bispo de Jesus is Group Leader of Nano-cell Interactions Lab. at the University of Campinas, Brazil. He received his Ph.D. in cell biology from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Dr de Jesus was granted with the Young Investigators Awards FAPESP, before taking up a position at the University of Campinas. In his current position, Dr de Jesus leads a multidisciplinary team working in the field of gene delivery and nanotoxicology.
Raquel B. Liszbinski
Bachelor of Biomedicine at Universidade Franciscana at Santa Maria, RS and she was a licence in Clinical Pathology (Clinical Analysis) and Molecular Biology and was undergraduate research at Nanosciences Lab, were she was evaluating possible toxic effects of polymeric nanocapsules for application as vaccine for HSV-1 in murine model (in vitro, ex vivo e in vivo). Master’s degree in Biotechnology, at Institute of Biosciences of Botucatu at São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, and participated in research projects at the Tumor Immunology Lab, developing gold nanoparticles for carrying chemotherapy directed to tumor cells that express epidermal growth factors. Currently, she is a PhD student at Cellular and Structural Biology of the Institute of Biology of the State University of Campinas and participates in research projects at the Nano-Cell Interactions Lab with the following themes: interactions between nanoparticles and cells, solid lipid nanoparticles, 3D cell culture and gene delivery
Graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), where she carried out undergraduate research in the area of interaction nanoparticles and cells. She is currently a Masters student in the Nanoparticle and Cell Interactions laboratory (NanoCell) at the University of Campinas. Has experience in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with emphasis on Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions, acting on the following subjects: signaling pathways, TGF-β, confocal microscopy and image analysis.
Tuanny Leite Almeida
Pharmacy-Biochemistry by the University of São Paulo in 2015. Has experience in
the Cosmetic industry, in the Advanced Research sector inserted in Innovation
Department at Natura. Also, worked on the Cell-Based Assays platform at
SGC-UNICAMP, an international consortium that promotes accelerated discovery of
new drugs. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Institute of Biology in
UNICAMP, in the Functional and Molecular Biology program, focused in
Biochemistry. Carries out a research project that aims to determine the
cytotoxic profile of formulations containing nanoparticles and repellents
efficient against Aedes aegypti.