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Resume posted by pedrostrusso in Other.

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Location: Jundiaí São Paulo, Brazil

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PhD Student in Bioinformatics at the University of São Paulo. Working under the supervision of Dr. Helder Nakaya, I develop a novel tool for the identification of co-expressed modules in transcriptomics studies.


PhD in Bioinformatics – University of São Paulo (2015-current)
Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology – Federal University of São Carlos (2009-2014)
One year no-degree student in Biology – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2012)


Computational Systems Biology Laboratory – University of São Paulo
January 2015 – current
Currently I am developing a novel tool for the identification of co-expressed gene modules in transcriptomics studies in R (CEMiTool Bioconductor package).

“Jump to the Future 2014” program
Dow AgroSciences
July 2014 – December 2014 (6 months) – São Paulo Area, Brazil
Developed a SharePoint website for Regulatory Seeds information integration with the Regulatory Crop Protection team. Learned about the Brazilian legislation for agrichemicals. Assistedin key Regulatory processes for the company.

Developed an internet macro for the facilitated insertion of locations in RET submissions for the IBAMA website, transforming a 6+ hour task into a 30 minutes task done automatically.

Intern – “Jump to the Future 2014” program
Dow AgroSciences
January 2014 – June 2014 (6 months) – Ribeirão Preto
Developed a Microsoft Access database for GMO Regulatory document information, allowing for a much faster and organized access to content, as well as the elaboration of meaningful reports.

January 2009 – December 2013 (5 years) – São Carlos Area, Brazil
Course completion thesis, March 2013 – December 2013
Laboratory of Neuroscience – Department of Physiotherapy
Studied the effect of Chlorpheniramine, a histaminergic antagonist, on mouse anxiety and emotional memory, suggesting that the drug acts on the acquisition phase of memory.

Intern, March 2011 – December 2011
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory – Department of Chemical Engineering
CNPq governmental agency PIBIC scholarship – June 2011 – December 2011
Developed studies on electroporation bacterial transformation efficacy for the production of recombinant Pennicilin-G-Acilase. Determined main cell death agents under standard storage conditions. Collaborated in studies of bacterial protoplast transformation for the production of recombinant Pennicilin-G-Acilase, leading to a presentation at the XIX COBEQ, the 19th Brazilian Symposium of Chemical Engineering.


  • R
  • R markdown
  • Python
  • Bash
  • Perl
  • Microsoft Office

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