Senior Research Associate

  • 製薬(バイオテクノロジー)
  • 研究開発


Managed all nursery activities including the coordination of field preparation, application of fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides, seed and field book preparation, planting, tissue and seed sampling, plot maintenance, disease inoculation, harvesting, seed processing, data collection, maize crosses and backcrosses using MABC/MAS.
Coordinated and summarized seed testing for germination, adventitious presence, specific genetically modified traits and handoff nursery assay.
Served as team leader of the Conversion Center.
Improved process in the conversion nurseries.
Assisted with training and knowledge of safety in the workplace.
Conducted several activities in collaboration across different teams.





I am an energetic plant scientist passionate for agriculture with an extensive experience in field-based breeding of hybrid and varietal crops, genetic mapping, molecular breeding, plant pathology, trait integration, regulated materials and biotech traits. I have strong leadership skills with active participation in cross-functional teams. My interdisciplinary studies from my M.S./Ph.D. focused in Plant Pathology/Plant Breeding and Genetics from Iowa State University and University of Arkansas, has given me a solid background on different aspects of plant science.

Languages: fluent in Portuguese and English, conversant in Spanish.

Specialties: Plant Breeding, Molecular Breeding, Biotechnology, Disease Resistance, Plant Pathology, Disease Screening Assays, Trait Integration, Team Leadership, Corn and Soybean.