Principal Investigators

André Báfica, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunology

Prof. Báfica studies the mechanisms by which mycobacteria evades human immune responses.

Post-doctoral training: National Institutes of Heath/USA and The Rockefeller University/USA

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Daniel Mansur, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunology and Virology

Prof. Mansur studies the interactions between viruses and their hosts' immune systems.

Post-doctoral training: Imperial College/UK and University of Cambridge/UK

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Fernando Spiller, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Prof. Spiller studies neutrophil responses in severe bacterial and viral infections.

Post-doctoral training: The Scripps Research Institute/USA

José Henrique M. Oliveira, PhD

Assistant Professor of Parasitology and Medical Entomology

Prof. Oliveira studies how mosquito vectors tolerate persistent arbovirus infections.

Post-doctoral training: Stanford University/USA

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Lab members

Aline Murad, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Molecular biology, protein biochemistry 

Caio Natale, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Neutrophil, sepsis, inflammation.

Daniel Mendes, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Immunopharmacology; 

animal models of diseases.

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Greicy Dias, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Molecular biology; gene editing.

Ruth Fernandes Rocha, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Molecular biology, protein biochemistry. 

Carolina Eto

PhD Student CNPq Fellow

Thesis: Myeloid differentiation during infections.

Daniel de Oliveira Patrício

PhD Student CNPq Fellow

Thesis: IFN-I signaling in flavivirus infections.

Itamar Durli Junior

PhD Student

Thesis: Immunotherapy to control bacterial infections.

Lucilene Wildner Granella

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Host-targeted interventions to flavivirus infections.

Luan Aires

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Immunotherapy in COVID-19.

Marick Rodrigues Stárick

PhD Student CNPq Fellow

Thesis: Complement system in mycobacterial infections.

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Mariana Maraschin

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Mosquito tolerance to flavivirus infections.

Natana Maria Metinoski Bueno

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Novel immuno-based diagnostic tools in mycobacterial infections.

Nicole de Bona Heck

DTI CNPq Fellow

COVID-19 vaccine development and human immunology

Rodrigo Formiga

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Neutrophil biology in sepsis.

Taíssa Ricciardi Jorge

PhD Student CNPq Fellow

Thesis: IFN-I signaling in flavivirus infections.

Yonne Karoline T. de Menezes

PhD Student CAPES Fellow

Thesis: Host-targeted interventions to mycobacterial infections.

Gabriela Inês dos S. Avila

Master Student CAPES Fellow

Dissertation: Development  of immuno detection of coronavirus antigens.

Juliano Vieira

Master Student CAPES Fellow

Dissertation: Development of coronavirus neutralization assays.

Nicholas Mendes

Master Student CAPES Fellow

Dissertation: Immunotherapy to control bacterial infections.

Bianca Beck

Undergrad ITI Program

Dina Bittencourt

Undergrad PIBIC Program

Valdorion José da Cunha Klein Junior

Undergrad PIBIC Program

Priscila Creppas de Souza e Silva

Undergrad PIBIC Program

Alumni

Adara Áurea, PhD

Adriana Degrossoli, PhD

Álvaro Menin, PhD

Ana Luiza Abdalla, MSc

Anelize Baranzeli

Carolina Eto, MSc

Constanza Espada, PhD

Cristina Lorenzini, PhD

Dandara Paes

Edgar Gonzalez-Kozlova, PhD

Fernanda Soares, MSc

Flávia Cardoso Amaral, MSc

Francisco de Bem

Gabriela Luiz, PhD

Jéssica Copetti

Jonatan Ersching, PhD

Jonatan Lindner, MD

Lívia H. Yamashiro, PhD

Lucas Mascarin, PhD

Lucas Nogueira, PhD

Maira Bicca, PhD

Mariane Roman, MSc

Matheus Valente, MSc

Meice Mantovani

Milene Dalmina, PhD

Murilo Delgobo, PhD

Nicole Menezes de Souza, MSc 

Paula F. dos Santos, PhD

Pedro Gama, MD

Renata Fleith, PhD 

Rodrigo de Vecchi, PhD

Sabrina Minatelli, PhD

Simone Senna, PhD

Stefanny L. V. Morales, MSc

Tatiany J. Faria, PhD

Vanessa Hunhoff

Vinay Krupadev, MD

Zamira Guerra, PhD

Center for Advanced 

Sciences

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