Rodrigo Panepucci received the B.S. degree in biological sciences in 1998 at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). In 2002, Panepucci received an M.S degree in genetics and evolution at the same university and then moved to the city of Ribeirão Preto, where he received a Ph.D. degree in medical sciences at the Faculty of Medicine from the University of São Paulo (FMRP-USP) in 2006. Following a brief Postdoctoral stay at the Center for Cell Therapy (CTC) at the Regional Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto, he was hired as a Scientific and Technological Researcher and became responsible for the Molecular Biology Section of the Hematology Laboratory of the Clinical Hospital at the Faculty of Medicine. Panepucci's main area of expertise involves the use of functional genomic tool (including large-scale gene expression analysis and other molecular and cellular biology techniques) for the study of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), leukemia, cancer, and cells of the immune system.
Biography Updated on 9 September 2012