Bachelor Sci in Biomedical Sciences (State of Rio de Janeiro University, 1976), MSci (1980), and DrSci (1986) in Biochemistry (Federal of Rio de Janeiro University). Visiting researcher at Laboratory of Genetic Recombination, Institut d'Hematologie- Centre Hayem, Hospital St. Louis, Paris-France (1987); Department of Medical Parasitology, New York University, NYU, United States (1988-1989) and European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL, Germany (1990). He is a Full Professor of Biochemistry at the Federal Fluminense University (1984-2012), Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Chief of the Biochemistry of Protein and Peptides Laboratory at Oswaldo Cruz Institute-FIOCRUZ (1992-2012), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Actual Position: Specialist Sci & Technology Production and Innovation in Health (Center for Technological Development in Health (CDTS-FIOCRUZ), Member of the National Institute of Neglected Population Disease (IDPN) of Brazil, Coordinator of the Peptide Synthesis Platform (1992-2012) of FIOCRUZ, Scientist of Rio de Janeiro State (FAPERJ) and Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq-1C). Permanent member of the Postgraduate Program in Science and Biotechnology, Federal Fluminense University, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil. Permanent member of the Postgraduate Program in Parasitic Disease, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, RJ, Brazil. He acts as an advisor and professor of the Postgraduate Program in Parasitic Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute-FOCRUZ-RJ, Brazil. He is also a primary advisor of more than 40 Master's and 30 Doctorate concluded theses and supervisor of more than 27 Post-doctorate visiting researchers. Coordinator of 17 national and international Symposiums/Courses and 35 research projects sponsored by national and international agencies of foment. Adviser to Brazilian Universities and Projects for several National and International agencies and Ad Hoc reviewer for more than 50 international circulation reviews. He is a guest Editor of a Special Issue of the International Journal of Molecular Science and Toxins (MDPI, 2022-2023). Editor of one book in Biochemistry, publication of 15 book chapters and more than 130 papers, and three patents.