Glaucia Mendes Souza
University of São Paulo
Dr. Souza is a Professor at the Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo where she leads research on sugarcane genomics, biotechnology and bioinformatics. Dr. Glaucia Souza is the President of FAPESP Bioenergy Program (BIOEN). BIOEN aims at articulating public and private R&D, in academic and industrial laboratories, to advance and apply knowledge in fields related to bioenergy. Research ranges from biomass production and processing to biofuel technologies, biorefineries and sustainability. Dr. Souza led the SCOPE Bioenergy & Sustainability project, a global assessment of current status and latest developments on bioenergy production and use to produce policy recommendations (http://bioenfapesp.org).
Areas of Expertise: Functional Genomics, Sugarcane, Biotechnology