Adjunct Professor, Department of Parasitology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, MG Brazil.
Graduated in Pharmacy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Biophysics) from Biophysics Institute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Currently, she acts as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Parasitology of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, where she develops projects focused on the discovery of new treatments for acute and chronic toxoplasmosis, characterization of drug resistance in atypical Brazilian isolates, and the impact of the infection by atypical isolates of Toxoplasma gondii using murine models. She has experience in the areas of Parasitology, Parasitic Chemotherapy, Drug screening, Cellular and Structural Biology (emphasis on optical and electron microscopy), and Molecular Biology of T. gondii.