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Paulo Arruda

Paulo Arruda

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Paulo Arruda is Professor of the Department of Genetics at the Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas (Unicamp). He received his Ph.D. in Genetics from Unicamp and has pioneered the area of plant molecular biology and plant genomics in Brazil.

His research interests are directed towards understanding the regulation of gene expression and its impact on amino acid metabolism and on stress response. He has published over 100 scientific papers in international journals.

Professor Arruda is member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World and The National Order of Scientific Merit of the Brazilian Republic Government.

He has received Scientific and Technological Merit Award from the Government of State of So Paulo, Brazil for the sequencing of the complete genome of the plant pathogenic bacteria Xylella fastidiosa.

He is heading, in partnership with Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) the creation of the Kinase Chemical Biology Center for Drug Discovery through open-access research.

Professor Arruda was co-founder and Scientific Director of the plant biotechnology company Alellyx Applied Genomics.

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