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Marcus Vinicius Nora De Souza
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Fiocruz Research Institute, Brazil
Marcus V. N. de Souza was awarded his Ph. D. degree in organic synthesis from University Paris XI, Paris - France in 1999 under the supervision of Prof. Robert H. Dodd. He then worked with Prof. Robert H. Holton as postdoctoral research in medicinal chemistry at Florida State University - USA. Afterwards, he moved to University of Juiz de Fora - MG, Brazil where he worked as a visiting professor. At present, he was selected for a position at Fiocruz Research Institue, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil where he has a research group in medicinal chemistry synthesis department. His main interest in research is centered on neglected disease (Tuberculosis and Malaria) and synthetic methodologies.
Far-Manguinhos FioCruz - RJ, Genzymes collaboration with Fiocruz, Antimalarial activity of 4-(5-trifluormethyl-1H-pirazol-1-yl)-chloroquine analogues, Synthesis of carbohydrates compounds, Preparation of heptoses from quinic acid, Synthetic Applications of 3-Amino-5-piperidein-2-ones: Synthesis of Methionine-derived Peptidomimetics, medicinal chemistry and Research in Tuberculosis.