Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Bruno Dos Santos Alves Figueiredo Brasil

Research and Development
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria


He is Graduated in Biological Sciences (2004), Master?s (2006) and PhD?s 2010 degrees in Microbiology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG (Belo Horizonte / Brazil. From 2010 to 2012 developed Postdoctoral activity in Molecular Genetics at the same institution. Since 2012, it is the Researcher at EMBRAPA Agroenergy (Brasilia / Brazil) in the area of ​​ Microalgae Genetic Resources for the Production of Biofuels and Bioproducts. In 2016, became coordinator of the EMBRAPII Unit: Renewables Biochemistry, headquartered in EMBRAPA Agroenergy (Brasilia / Brazil). In this same year became the R&D Assistant Director of Embrapa Agroenergy. Dr. Brasil is the author/inventor of 4 technologic products, 3 of these already transferred to the private sector and currently marketed. In addition, the applicant produced to date 3 patent applications,28 scientific papers published in indexed journals (H Index = 9) and two book chapters. Dr. Brasil is co-founder of the technology-based company Myleus Biotechnology. Dr. Brasil is also professor in the post-graduation programs in Biotechnology of Federal do Tocantins Universities (Brazil) and Bahia (Brazil) and in the post-graduation program in Chemical and Biological Technologies at the University of Brasilia (UNB).

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