The research theme is about antimicrobial effect of natural products. Recently, this
researcher initiated researches about the use of natural products in a environmental perspective, using these products to
protect cells against the toxic damages from heavy metals. This researcher is BSc. In Biological Sciences (1996), MSc. In
Genetics (2001) and PhD. In Pharmacology (2008). He is full professor of the Regional University of Cariri (Universidade
Regional do Cariri – URCA) since 1998 and superisioned several students on their BSc., MSc. and PhD studies. In this
moment, is granted by the Brazilian Council of Science and Research (CNPq) as researcher and is the head of the research
group of Applied Microbiology, recognized by the CNPq.