Visiting professor at Programa de Pós Graduação em Genética e Biologia Molecular from Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC). My research is focused on the development and application of Bioinformatics strategies to characterize virus-hosts interactions using plants and insects as study models.


Research Interests


Biodiversity, virus-pathogen interactions.

2015 - 2017

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Post-Doc in Bioinformatics

Insect pollinators

Diversity, Microbiota, antiviral pathways.


Developments of new strategies to identify viruses.

Transposable Elements

Impact o TEs on host genome evolution.

2011 - 2015

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

PhD in Bioinformatics

2010 - 2011

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Long-term course in Systems Analysis

2005 - 2009

Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz

Bachelor in Computer Science


Use of RNA deep sequencing for identification of