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Chefe Geral

Janice Zanella

Executive director: Dr. Janice Zanella is graduated in veterinary medicine by the Minas Gerais Federal University, master in veterinary and biomedical sciences by the University of Nebraska System and Ph.D. in medical sciences interdepartmental area also by the University of Nebraska. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Janice developed postdoctoral studies in the National animal disease center-ARS-USDA. Also, represents Brazil on researches involving global infection vigilance associated with swine influenza (OFFLU) in the OIE-FAO. E-mail:

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Chefe Adjunto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento

Airton Kunz

Research and Development director: Dr. Airton Kunz is graduated in industrial chemistry and master in environmental chemistry by the Campinas State University, SP, Brazil. Dr. Airton took his postdoctoral studies in the Coastal Plain Soil, Water, and Plant Research Center at Texas A&M University. His field of expertise focuses on agricultural engineering with emphasis on waste treatment including exploration of residues value. Research field involves animal wastewater treatment, anaerobic biodigestion, and nutrient removal.

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Chefe Adjunto de Transferência de Tecnologia

Marcelo Miele

Technology Transfer director: Dr. Marcelo Miele is graduated in Economy by the Rio Grande do Sul Federal University, Brazil, master in Business by the São Paulo University, Brazil, and Ph.D. in Agribusiness by the Rio Grande do Sul Federal University, Brazil. The Embrapa Swine and Poultry Technology Transfer director has experience in conjuncture analyses in the swine and poultry agribusiness, projects and technologies feasibilities as well as evaluation of impact technologies.

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Chefe Adjunto Administrativo

Armando Amaral

Administrative director: Mr. Armando Lopes do Amaral is graduated in biological sciences by the Alto Uruguay Catarinense Educational Foundation, Santa Catarina, Brazil with specialization in mathematics education by the Contestado University, Santa Catarina, Brazil and master in veterinary sciences by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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