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Celia Garcia

University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

Dr Garcia is a Guggenheim Fellow, Professor  at University of São Paulo (USP), at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brazil  and at Rutgers University  at Pharmacology and Physiology Department, USA.

 Dr Garcia is the Director of the  USP Nucleus for the Research on Cellular Signaling on Host-Pathogen interactions. Her work had dissected the molecular basis of Plasmodium signal transduction  pathways for the control of its cell cycle. This is achieved by combined work on live cell microscope in conjunction with molecular biology techniques and drug screening .

Dr Garcia is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.