UNIFESP - EPM - Department of Biophysics
“We study key enzymes linked to human health, plant diseases and biotechnology”
Meet The Team
PREP, TOP and viral proteases.
Involved in the research projects on angiogenesis and malaria.
Studies the cell signaling cascade involved in cell differentiation.
Studies the influence of PREP and PREPL on the alpha-synuclein aggregation.
Studies HPV infected cells aiming to better understand the relationship among the resultant oxidative stress with TOP activity and the MHC class I expression.
ACE-1, Cathepsins and Malaria projects.
Helps all scientifc projetcs of the Lab.
Involved in the research projects on malaria.
Correlation of the malignancy of leukemia cells with the activity and expression of peptidases.
Works on the development of allosteric inhibitors for NS2-NS3 protease from Zika Virus
Proteases and new peptides that regulates angiogenesis.
Responsible for the Gold Nano Particles project. Involved in the projects on TOP and Cathepsins.
Works in the cloning and characterization of Diaphorina citri cathepsins, for use as molecular targets in combating the insect, vector of Huanglongbing disease.
Works on the development of the in cell high trought put screening methods for intracellular protease inhibitors.