MSc/PhD Program
Rafael Rinaldi Ferreira
First Name:
Rafael

Last Name:
Rinaldi Ferreira

Country:
Brazil

 



Rafael Rinaldi Ferreira

EDUCATION

College / University:
State University of Maringá (Universidade Estadual de Maringá)

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Pharmacy

Lab Experience:
Induced brain ischemia surgery, basic Molecular Biology techniques including PCR and RNA synthesis, flow cytometry, basic electrophysiology (voltage clamp)

Projects / Research:
2012: Bachelor thesis: Analysis of the traffic of human K+ voltage-gated channel  Ether-à-go-go (hEag1) sub-fragments to the cell membrane
2010 - 2011: Effects of global and transitory cerebral ischemia in mice on aversive memory evaluated in step-down task

Scholarships:
2013 - 2014: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School
2012: Scholarship from the Science without Borders Program (linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology) Ministry of Education
2008 - 2012: Scholarship from Tutorial Education Program (linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Education)

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Neurosciences in general, especially studies regarding physiology, pharmacology, structure and pathologies of the Central Nervous System; mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection; techniques related to electrophysiology, molecular biology and optical imaging.