Full Professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto of the University of São Paulo (FCFRP-USP); B.S. in Pharmacy, Federal Fluminense University of Rio de Janeiro; Master and Ph.D. in organic chemistry of natural Products by the Chemistry Institute of the University of São Paulo; Postdoctoral position at the Natural Center for the Research and Development of Natural Products – the University of Mississippi-USA under the supervision of Dr. James D. McChesney. Affiliations: Brazilian Society of Pharmacognosy, American Society of Pharmacognosy. Holder of 1A CNPQ productivity scholarship. Web of Science: 330 papers IH= 45.