Brazil

UNESCO Chair in form and development biology (376), established in 1999 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ (Brazil).

Fields/Disciplines

Biology.

Objectives

  • To organize each year an international course in the most advanced fields of development biology.
  • To establish with the UFRJ an international laboratory with the aim of permanent training of researchers and the development of advanced research programs.
  • To create a network between Brazilian universities and research centres located in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Portugal.

Host Institution

  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Website

Partnership

  • Brazilian universities; Research centers of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Portugal.

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences; UNESCO Office in Brasilia.

Contact

Prof. Vivaldo Moura Neto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro,Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas , bloco F salas 24 e 26
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in form and development biology
E-Mail address -
vivaldo(at)anato.ufrj.br
Work Phone - 55 212 607 750 / 560 7491
Fax - 55-21-2290.0587
Street
- Prédio de Reitoria 2 Andar
City - Rio de Janeiro

Postal Code
- 68536
Country - Brésil