Sergio Oliveira

Sergio Oliveira

Sergio Oliveira

Sergio Costa Oliveira, Ph.D., is Professor of the Department of Biochemistry and Immunology of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Dr. Oliveira coordinates a research group interested in understanding the role of innate immunity in host resistance and pathogenesis to infection by intracellular bacteria Brucella abortus and Mycobacterium spp, as well as by the immunobiology of Schistosoma mansoni infection. Dr. Oliveira is the author of more than 190 scientific articles. Their studies have been published in leading journals in the field, including: Cell Reports Mucosal Immunology, Plos Pathogens and Infection and Immunity. Dr. Oliveira has received several awards, including the Santos Dumont Medal from the State Government of Minas Gerais and the Piraj√° da Silva Medal, Ministry of Health – Health Surveillance Secretariat. He is Researcher 1A of CNPq and was elected a Member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. A complete list of your publications can be found here.