Bachelor’s degree in Technological Chemistry by the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (1995), Ph.D. degree in Science, field of Organic Chemistry from University of São Paulo – USP (2001) and Post-Doctoral fellow, University of São Paulo (2001- 2002). Presently working as a Research Associate Professor at Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul and research advisor in the Master and Doctor Programs in Chemistry. Experienced in Organic Synthesis, mainly in the following subjects: i) synthesis of resorcinolic lipids (cytosporones) and ii) bioactive cage-like polycyclic compounds (development of new pharmaceuticals and new pesticides). iii) Chemical transformations of bioactive natural products. Is the inaugural editor-in-chief of the new peer-reviewed Electronic Journal of Chemistry (Orbital) (www.orbital.ufms.br).