Alexandre Nepomuceno
General Head of the National Soybean Research Center at Embrapa (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation)

Graduated in Agronomy, Master's in Plant Science, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Plant Physiology and post-doctorate at Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences. MBA in Project Management. Since 1990, he has been a researcher at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA). He is a Full Professor in the Post-Graduate Course in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the State University of Londrina (since 1999) and in the Post-Graduate Course in Environmental Biotechnology at the State University of Maringá (since 2012). He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Latin American Center for Biotechnology - CABBIO. Since April 2018 he represents Brazil, which participates as a guest, in the OECD meetings in the discussion groups: Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds (WG-SNFF) and Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology (WG-HROB). He is currently the Chief General of the National Soybean Research Center (Embrapa Soja). He has experience in Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Genome Editing (CRISPR systems), Drought Tolerance, Obtaining and Characterizing Genetically Modified Plants and Biosafety of GMOs. More information LinkedIn – alexandre-nepomuceno-2849ba29

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