Biosciences and Biotechnology Program

The Graduate Program in Biosciences and Biotechnology (PPG-BBio) has as its proposal teaching, and research aimed at multidisciplinary aspects in Biosciences and Biotechnology, consistent and coherent with the area of Pharmacy. The Program offers disciplines and activities of an innovative and current character, focused on the formation of students who will soon be in the regional, national, and international labor markets.
The PPG-BBio has two areas of concentration that include multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach, involving basic and applied research and technological innovation, as part of the planning for development in the face of national and international challenges in the knowledge generation. Thus, it offers training and lines of research in the areas:
I – Immunology and Physiopathology
II – Bioagents and Biotechnology applied to Pharmacy
The Masters of Sciences and PhDs graduated by PPG-BBio have multidisciplinary knowledge in the area, with the potential to contribute to the advance in the diagnosis and prevention of diseases, as well as to the development of new medicines and therapies. In addition, the alumni have critical and reflective sense, with leadership capacity, to occupy prominent positions in the labor market, performing the nucleation of new research groups or development of technical activities of high complexity, with the ability to the constant scientific update. Our alumni can work in the public and private sectors, acting in teaching, research, analysis laboratories, government agencies, regulatory bodies, universities, and pharmaceutical industries.


CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) grade Master’s Degree and Doctorate: 6


Program Coordinating Committee

Cleni Mara Marzocchi Machado (Coordinator) 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Marcia Regina von Zeska Kress (Vice-Coordinator) 12/02/23 – 11/03/24
Elisa Maria de Sousa Russo 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Fabiani Gai Frantz 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Giovana do Nascimento Pereira (Student Representative) 12/18/23 – 12/17/24
Kelen Cristina Ribeiro Malmegrim de Farias 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Marcelo Dias Baruffi 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Fabíola Attié de Castro 08/22/23 – 11/03/24
Márcia Eliana da Silva Ferreira 11/04/22 – 11/03/24
Rafael da Silva Rosa (Student Representative) 11/04/22 – 11/03/24


Program Coordinating Committee Meetings Calendar


January 24th January 29th 9:00  – Meeting Room on the 1st floor of Block S
February 27th March 1st 9:00 – Noble Hall, Block A
April 2nd April 5th 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
April 30th May 3rd 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
June 4th June 7th 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
July 2nd July 5th 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
July 30th August 2nd 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
September 3rd September 6th 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
October 1st October 4th 9:00  – Board Meeting Room, Block A
October 29th November 1st 9:00  – Noble Hall, Block A
December 3rd December 6th 9:00  – Meeting Room on the 1st floor of Block S


When there is the need to send the documents to the rapporteur for report, they must be delivered at least 10 (ten) days in advance.

Some requests that need a report: Accreditation of Supervisor and Co-Supervisor; Use of Credit in Disciplines taken Outside USP; Accreditation and Re-Accreditation of Discipline; Extension of time for Thesis or Dissertation Deposit.


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm



Ana Lúcia Turatti
Phone: (16) 3315-4194