Rodrigo R. Resende

Rodrigo R. Resende

Prof Rodrigo R Resende graduated in Pharmacy, Biochemistry (2002) and Biological Sciences (2003) from the Federal University of Alfenas, Ph.D. (Biochemistry) from the University of São Paulo (2007) and Post-Doctorate in Biophysics (2008) and in Physics of Nanomaterials (2009). Head of the Cell Signaling and Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Adjunct Professor Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais. Founding President of Brazilian Society for Cell Signaling and Founding President of Nanocell Institute, a non-profit organization for researches development, sciences and education promotion in Brazil (www.institutonanocell.org.br), also he was the founder and creator of the popular science journal Nanocell News (www.nanocellnews.com.br). He created the MSc in Biotechnology at UFSJ, Minas Gerais. His research expertise is in the areas of biochemical technology, nanobiotechnology, cell signaling, stem cells differentiation, direct reprogramming somatic cells and tissue engineering. He has published over than 75 papers, six books, 23 book chapters and has nine patents. He has supervised 14 master, doctors and pos-doctors.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Head of the Cell Signaling and Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil