Prof. Dr. Valtencir Zucolotto

Full Professor
Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology Group, IFSC, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Editor, Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology Book Series, Springer-Nature.
Specialty Editor-in-Chief, Frontiers in Sensor/Biosensors.

Prof. Valtencir Zucolotto is a Full Professor at São Carlos Physics Institute, University of São Paulo, Brazil, and coordinator of the Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology Group (GNano). He was Visiting Professor at University of Valladolid, Spain, in 2006, and at the Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France, in 2010. His main scientific interests are focused on Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology, more specifically in the development of nanocomposites for Cancer diagnosis and therapy, and of highly sensitive biosensors (immuno- and genosensors) for infectious diseases and cancer diagnosis. Nanotoxicology studies at Prof. Zucolotto´s group comprise in vitro and in vivo analyses to evaluate the impact exhibited by nanomaterials on health, agriculture and environment. Prof. Zucolotto´s has authored more than 200 international, peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters and 30 patent filings. He also delivered more than 450 invited talks on Nanomedicine and Scientific Writing. He has mentored dozens of graduate students and supervised more than 60 postdocs. Prof Zucolotto´s publications received more than 5800 citations, granting an H-factor of (44, 46,53) (Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar).