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Luis Carlos de Souza Ferreira

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PLATAFORMA CIENTIFICA PASTEUR USP/USP  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1978), Master's degree in Biological Sciences (Biophysics) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1982) and PhD in Biological Sciences (Biophysics) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1985) ). Conducted postdoctoral internships at the Max-Planck Institute in Tuebingen, Germany (1986/7), Vaccine Development Center at the University of Maryland, USA (1991), Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Tufts University, USA (1992 ) and Department of Medical Microbiology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden (1996). Visiting researcher at the Institute of Genetics, University of Bayreuth, Germany (2000-2005). Adjunct professor at the Biophysics and Radiobiology Department at the Federal University of Pernambuco (1983-1989) and at the Carlos Chagas Filho Biophysics Institute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1989-2000). He is currently a full professor (1999) and a full professor (2000) at the University of São Paulo and responsible for the Vaccine Development Laboratory in the Department of Microbiology at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences. Researcher 1A of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (until 2023). Coordinator of the Vaccine Research Support Center at USP. Vice-director of the USP Biomedical Sciences Institute (2013-2017). Director of the USP Biomedical Sciences Institute (2017-2021). Coordinator of the Scientific Platform Pasteur-USP (2018-2022). He received several awards related to scientific work and technological innovation. He has experience in the areas of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Microorganisms, immunology and vaccine development. He works on research related to the development of different vaccine strategies, among them research on vaccines aimed at controlling diarrhea caused by enteric bacteria (diarrhogenic Escherichia coli), dengue, dental caries and tumors induced by papillomavirus. He also conducts research related to the development of new vaccine adjuvants of a microbial nature. He develops projects in partnership with companies such as GSK, Instituto Butantan and Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. He has published about 200 scientific articles in specialized journals and has 9 patent applications filed with the INPI and / or PCT. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
Standing alone 
Para caminar por sus propios medios 
Avanza el coronavirus en Brasil 
A villain with many faces 
Un villano con muchas caras 
A villain with many faces 
Articles published in Pesquisa para Inovação FAPESP about the researcher:
FAPESP-funded startups are developing COVID-19 vaccines  
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ESPOROS DE BACILLUS SP., MÉTODO DE PREPARO DOS ESPOROS, MÉTODO DE PREPARO DE CARTUCHOS DE BIOBALiSTICA, E USOS DOS ESPOROS BR1020140096795 - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Julio Kravcuks Rozenfeld; Luana Raposo de Moraes Aps; Luis Calos de Souza Ferreira; Maria Teresa Moura Maly; Mariana de Oliveira Diniz; Milene Tavares Batista - April 2014, 23

SEQUÊNCIA DE ÁCIDO NUCLEICO, ANTÍGENO RECOMBINANTE, KITS DE DIAGNÓSTICO, E USOS DOS MESMOS BR1020160113180 - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Luís Carlos De Souza Ferreira; Rúbens Prince Dos Santos Alves; Lennon Ramos Pereira; Robert Andreata Santos - May 2016, 18

SEQUENCIAS DE AMINOÁCIDOS DE PROTEÍNAS IMUNOGÊNICAS DETOXIFICADAS, PLASMÍDEO RECOMBINANTE, FORMULAÇÕES FARMACÊUTICAS E/OU VETERINÁRIAS CONTENDO O DERIVADO DA TOXINA TERMO-LÁBIL (LTK4R) E SEUS USOS PI1003740-3 - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP); Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Luiz Carlos de Souza Ferreira; Juliana Falcão Rodrigues; Camila Mathias dos Santos; Jaime Henrique Amorim - March 2010, 15

PROTEÍNA HÍBRIDA, SEQUÊNCIA DE ÁCIDOS NUCLÉICOS RECOMBINANTE, VETORES/PLASMÍDEOS, FORMULAÇÕES FARMACÊUTICAS E/OU VETERINÁRIAS E SEUS USOS NO CONTROLE DE TUMORES INDUZIDOS PELO VÍRUS DO PAPILOMA HUMANO E/OU DOENÇAS INFECCIOSAS OU DEGENERATIVAS PI1003749-7 - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP); Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Luiz Carlos de Souza Ferreira; Bruna Felicio M. M. Porchia; Mariana de Oliveira Diniz; Francisco Andre M. de O.Cariri; Vinicius Canato Santana - August 2010, 18

SEQUÊNCIA DE ÁCIDO NUCLÉICO RECOMBINANTE QUE CODIFICA PARA OS AMINOÁCIDOS 39 A 512 DA PROTEÍNA P1 DO S. MUTANS, PROTEÍNA RECOMBINANTE E SEUS USOS NA PREVENÇÃO E CONTROLE DA CÁRIE DENTAL PI1103672-9 - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP); Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Luís Carlos de Souza Ferreira; Rita de Cássia Café Ferreira; Wilson Barros Luiz; Milene Tavares Batista; Renata Damásio de Souza; Rafael Ciro Marques Cavalcante - March 2011, 10

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