Vera Aparecida Saddi (BRA)

Vera Saddi has a degree in Biological Sciences – Medical Modality (Biomedicine) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás (1981), a Master's degree in Science from the University of Victoria (Canada-1994) and a PhD degree in Physiology from the University of São Paulo (Brazil – 2004). She was a researcher at the Association to Combat Cancer in Goiás – Hospital Araújo Jorge, from 1995 to 2018. She is a professor at the School of Medical and Life Sciences at PUC Goiás, since 1982, in the areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has experience in the area of Oncogenetics and Molecular Biology of Cancer, working mainly on the following topics: Human Papillomavirus (HPV), cancers associated with HPV, epidemiological studies about HPV in cancers associated with the virus and molecular markers associated with breast cancer. She was Coordinator of the Master's Program in Genetics and Vice-Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Environmental Sciences and Health, both at PUC Goiás. In 2017, she received the Scientific Merit Award for Leadership and Relevance of Contributions in Research from PUC Goiás. She supervises Course Completion, Master's and Doctorate students at PUC Goiás and presents relevant international publications in her area of expertise.