Caroline Vilas Boas de Melo

Caroline Vilas Boas de Melo

Postdoctoral Researcher

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ), Brazil

Tel: +55 71 992333422






Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

Visceral Leishmaniasis, spleen disorganisation, white pulp, Leishmania infantum



Biologist, holding a MSc degree in Biotechnology in Health and Investigative Medicine, and PhD in Human and Experimental Pathology. My research experience include immunobiology of visceral leishmaniasis, as well as many standard and advanced methods of molecular biology and immunology, including RNA-seq data analysis, multi-color panel for flow and histo-cytometry, confocal imaging and in vivo experiments.


Related Websites: 

Profile page at CNPq


Key Publications:

HERMIDA, MDR ; DE MELO, CVB ; LIMA, IS ; OLIVEIRA, GGS ; DOS-SANTOS, WLC. Histological Disorganisation of Spleen Compartments and Severe Visceral Leishmaniasis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, v. 8, p. 1-10, 2018.