Professor, Department of General Biology
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Vasco Azevedo, molecular geneticist, graduated from veterinary school, Federal University of Bahia in 1986. He obtained his Master (1989) and PhD (1993) degree in molecular genetics, at Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (INAPG) and Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA, ), France. He did a Post-doctorate in Microbiology Department of Medicine School in 1994, University of Pennsylvania. USA. Since, 1995, he has been a Professor of Federal University of Minas Gerais. He is the Associate Editor of Genetics and Molecular Research, and member of editorial board of Open Veterinary Science Journal and International Journal of Microbiology. His total research publications are 200 research papers, 2 books and 17 chapters. Professor Azevedo is a pioneer of genetics of Lactic Acid Bacteria and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in Brazil. He has specialized and currently researching on bacterial genetics, genome, transcriptome, proteome, development of new vaccines and diagnostic against infectious diseases.
Bacterial genetics, Genome, Transcriptome, Proteome, development of new vaccines and diagnostics against infectious diseases