Maria De Lourdes Ribeiro De Souza Da Cunha
Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Souza da Cunha, MD in Science and Technology of the Food (1992), PhD in Tropical Diseases (1998); is biologist with main research interests in Microbiology, focusing on Bacteriology, acting on the following subjects: Staphylococcus aureus, Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci (CoNS), epidemiology, virulence factors, biofilms, enterotoxins and antimicrobial resistance. She is professor and researcher at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bioscience Institute, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Botucatu, SP, Brazil. Scholarship in Research Productivity of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). Professor and mentor master\'s, doctoral and postdoctoral studies at the graduate program in Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and General Biology and Applied, Biosciences Institute, UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil. She is currently involved in many research projects as a scientific reference in Staphylococcus, many research projects supported for the São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP. She is the author of more than 50 papers in international peer reviewed journals and books, and referee for about 10 journals.