Kátia Sanches Françoso

Laboratory Specialist 

Kátia is an enthusiastic and motivated professional with vast experience in the fields of vaccines, bioprocess, immunology and biotechnology research.  Pharmaceutical and biochemistry, she holds a master degree in Pharmacy from the University of São Paulo. She works at the P. vivax vaccine lab since 2008 and has been responsible for the development of upstream and downstream bioprocess that allowed our team to develop more than 20 different recombinant proteins. During these years, she has also developed techniques of recombinant DNA technology, cell transfection, monoclonal antibody production, immunological assays and flow cytometry. Most recently, she is getting involved in data analysis using bioinformatic tools based on R (specially ggplot2 data visualization library).