Helaine Carrer: Agronomic engineer, University of Sao Paulo (1983), with
Master of Sciences degree in Agronomy working with Plant Tissue Culture of
Papaya at Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura, University of São
Paulo (1988) and PhD in Plant Biology by Rutgers, The State University of
New Jersey” (1994) with thesis in Expression of Chimeric Genes in
Chloroplast of Tobacco. Actually is Associate Professor and Chair of the
Biological Sciences Dept., Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz,
University of São Paulo. Has experience in Genomics, Plant Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology with emphasis in Plant Genetic Transformation.