Merari Tumin Chevalier
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Merari Tumin Chevalier has completed a 5 years’ degree in Chemistry from National University of Mar del Plata. Currently, she is working on her PhD thesis at the Research Institute in Materials Science and Technology (INTEMA)- CONICET (Argentina), particularly in the Group of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials led by Dra. Vera Alvarez. The goal of her work is to develop and study effective biopolymeric drug carriers. At present, she is doing a six month residence in the Polymer Science and Technology Institute (ICTP)-CSIC (Madrid) in order to acquire new knowledge regarding the preparation and characterization of polymeric nanoparticles.