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Carlos Frederico Martins Menck


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICB)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

He holds a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo (1977) and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of São Paulo (1982). He is currently a full professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo. He has experience in the area of Genetics, with an emphasis on Molecular Genetics and Mutagenesis, working mainly on the following topics: DNA repair, mutagenesis, ultraviolet radiation and gene transfer in human cells. As a model, he basically uses cells from patients with DNA repair deficiency syndromes. His work seeks to understand the processes of carcinogenesis and aging. This knowledge has also been used in the search for better therapeutic processes for cancer. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
La era de la secuenciación completa de genomas 
The era of whole genome sequencing 
Subtle damage from the sun 
Residuos bienvenidos 
En lucha contra el sol 
Welcome waste 
Los sutiles daños causados por el Sol 
Subtle damage from the sun 
Inheritance outside the family 
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DOSÍMETRO BIOLÓGICO DE DNA, MÉTODO DE QUANTIFICAÇÃO E QUALIFICAÇÃO DE LESÕES INDUZIDAS PELA RADIAÇÃO ULTRAVIOLETA SOLAR E SEUS USOS PI0705124-7 - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP); Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Carlos Frederico Martins Menck ; André Passaglia Schuch - October 2007, 17

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