Patricia Garcez
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Patricia P Garcez


My current research is about the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cerebral cortex development, focusing on the study of genetic brain malformations such as microcephaly and corpus callosum agenesis as well as Zika virus congenital syndrome in vivo and in vitro.

Anatomy Assistant Professor at Biomedical Institute (ICB)- Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Active participation in science outreach, interaction with students and general public.

Cell Biology Developmental Biology Molecular Biology Neuroscience

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Assistant Professor

June 2015



Combined proteome and transcriptome analyses reveal that Zika virus circulating in Brazil alters cell cycle and neurogenic programmes in human neurospheres

May 9th, 2016
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