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Melissa Carolina Pereira


Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Instituto de Biociências (IB)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences (class of 2018) from São Paulo State University (UNESP) - Rio Claro / SP campus. Scientific Initiation in the Department of Biology of UNESP - Rio Claro, from 2015 to 2018, with financial support of Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP - process nº 2015 / 20745-6). Member of the BCSTM (Brazilian Central of Studies on Ticks Morphology) group, currently recognized in Brazil and abroad for being composed by many experts in ticks' morphophysiology. She has experience in ticks' morphophysiology (mainly salivary glands, singanglio and intestine) with emphasis in Histology and Histochemistry, as well as in the analysis of the influence of synthetic acaricides (deltamethrin) on the nervous system of ticks. Still, she has experience in cell culture, viability tests, flow cytometry, analysis of the oxidative activity of macrophages and in the action of salivary gland extracts from ticks Rhipicephalus sanguineus lato sensu in the immune-inflammatory system cells. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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