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Dr., Institute of Chemistry - UNESP (Sao Paulo State University)
Araraquara - São Paulo, Brazil
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Organizations:Institute of Chemistry - UNESP (Sao Paulo State University)
Brazilian Chemical Society (SBQ)
IYC Interests:Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
I work at the Institute of Chemistry, Universidade Estadual Paulista, teaching and researching on Natural Products Chemistry. Our main focus is on bioactive compounds - antifungal, trypanocide, antitumoral, chemopreventive - from Brazilian plants.
As for IYC 2011, we plan several activities for a closer contact of graduate and undergraduate students with those from primary/secondary school and reinforce the many positive aspects of Chemistry related to health, environment, comfort etc.