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Wanessa Melo

Principal Investigator




Wanessa Melo has completed PhD in Science with a focus on Microbiology at the University of São Paulo – Brazil (Department of Bioengineering). Part of her work was accomplished at Harvard Medical School – USA (Department of Health Science and Technology). Additionally, she has graduation in Biomedicine, Master’s degree and post-doctoral in Biotechnology. She also has experience as director of the Biomedicine course and professor of microbiology. Currently, Wanessa Melo occupies the position of principal investigator at FTMC, Vilnius – Lithuania. The aim of her work is to search for new strategies to overcome biofilm infection on medical devices. She has published several papers in reputed journals, a few chapters of books and has been serving as an editorial board member of a reputed journal.

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