Dr. Wendell J. Pereira is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Forest Genomics Lab, under the supervision of Dr. Matias Kirst. His work consists of applying and developing software for bioinformatics and data analysis, focusing on plant genomics. He is currently working on the NitFix project, and his research focuses on identifying genes that are important for plants’ nodulation.
Wendell received his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) from the Universidade de Brasília (Brazil). He also earned a master’s degree in Biological Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, both from Universidade Federal de Goiás (Brazil).