Wanderley De Souza
Wanderley de Souza was born in Bahia State, Brazil. He graduated in Medicine in 1974 and obtained his MSc and PhD at the Rio de Janeiro Federal University in 1976 and 1978, respectively. He is Professor of Cell Biology and Parasitology. He occupied several administrative positions as Rector of Rio de Janeiro North State University, Secretary for Science and Technology of Rio de Janeiro State, and Vice-Minister of Science and Technology of Brazil. He is a member of several scientific societies as well as academies of science and medicine. He is also a member of the editorial board of several international journals in the area of parasitology. He has published more than 600 scientific papers and 100 articles in many prestigious Brazilian newspapers.