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Maria José Alves da Rocha


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Professor of Graduation Program in Neurology and Neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto (FMRP) since 2014 and Senior Professor at Psychology department of Faculty of Philosophy Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP) since 2020 and University of São Paulo (USP). Graduated in Biological Sciences from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Master at Pharmacology from Universidade de São Paulo and PhD at Physiology from Universidade de São Paulo. Post Graduation in Wake Forest University, USA (1990-1991) and Universitaet Tuebingen, Alemanha (1992-1995). She was Professor (1985-1990) in the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and in the Faculdade de Odontologia de Ribeirão Preto da USP (1999-2020). She was member of undergraduation SBFIS commission (2010-2020) and of Teaching Comission of APS (2015-2018) and recently was nominated (2018) member of the Board General Assembly of International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) where is co-chair of the Education Commitee since 2015. She was also Secretary of Neuroscience Institute in Ribeirão Preto from 2016 -2021 when started to work with scientific divulgation. As a scientific researcher got several CNPq and FAPESP grants and gave several national and international lectures including Germany, France, Chile, USA, Germany, Japan, China and New Zealand.She organized national and international events in physiology teaching and neuroscience and published text and articles in education. As researcher has experience in Neurosciences in the Pharmacology, Physiology and Experimental Odontology working more recently with neuroimmunoendocrine and behaviour alterations during inflammatory process and neurodegenerative. Guest Editor of the Journal of Neuroendocrinology, hold several awards, one in the CNPq /Renama, Academic Production category. For contact mjrocha@forp.usp.brf (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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