Prof.Dr. Dulce Eleonora de Oliveira


Prof. Dr. Dulce Eleonora de Oliveira holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Ghent University, in the field of Plant Molecular Biology. She was professor and head of the Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics (LGMV) at the Institute of Biology, UFRJ, Brazil, where she led several research projects in the field of fundamental and applied plant molecular biology, including: Plant flower development; Plant-pathogen interaction; Abiotic stress in plants; Development of virus resistance in transgenic plants; Genetic biodiversity of Brazilian indigenous trees; Transformation of Brazilian orphan corps.
Currently she has appointments at IPBO as guest professor, where she is involved in technology transfer, training and education in scientific and biosafety issues, and in raising awareness on the potential of plant biotechnology for developing countries. She has over 60 publications in scientific journals and books and 2 patent applications.


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