Graduate in Biological Sciences and M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Physiology by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Currently, I am a PhD student of the Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Physiology at the same university. I have experience in Biochemistry, with emphasis on Protein Chemistry, Purification, Lectins, Insecticide Activity of Proteins, Trypsin Inhibitors, Chemical Control of dengue vector (Aedes aegypti). Currently I have published 10 articles in international journals (including Chemosphere, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Journal of Food Science, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C, Wood Science and Technology) and 2 book chapters.