Daniela has substantial experience in mosquito biology, vector control, tissue culture, molecular and cellular biology, molecular diagnostic, tropical diseases and the interaction between pathogens and vector-borne diseases. She has been involved with clinical studies, as well as managing and leading a team when conducting several projects at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in collaboration with Monash University in Australia. Daniela is experienced farming Black Soldier Fly Larvae and was working with R&D at an industrial scale for food waste processing, and production of insect protein and fertiliser. More recently, she worked as a project coordinator/operations to use Rapid antigen testing in industries and in vaccination programs for COVID-19.
- Bachelor of Biological Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology, University Centre UNA, Brazil
- Masters of Health Sciences, FIOCRUZ Research Centre, Brazil
- PhD in Health Sciences, FIOCRUZ Research Centre, Brazil
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam