Pharmacist M -> Master M-> to be continued

Sep 22th, 2023

Marcio has successfully defended his master's thesis titled “Chemoprospecting Brazilian cyanobacteria using metabolomics and bioassays.” Congrats, Master M! 

But wait, it does not stop there. Márcio will continue with us for his Ph.D.!

From now on, call her Doctor Rhu

Sep 11th, 2023

Rhuana has successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “Characterization and bioprospecting of cyanobacterial and microalgal biomass in water reservoirs aiming at their biotechnological potential.” Congrats, Doctor Rhu!

We were at the 2023 ASP Meeting

Jul 23rd, 2023

Attended super interesting talks, saw great posters, met old and new friends, and Márcio got the ASP Jerry McLaughlin Travel Award!

From USP to UFLA

Jun 1st, 2023

Camila went to the University of Lavras (UFLA) to give a talk about natural products drug discovery and a workshop on science communication. Thank you, Prof. Cristina Ferreira Silva and NEMAI for inviting! 

FAPESP TT-1 Scholars have joined the lab

May 1st, 2023

Please help me welcome our new lab members and TT-1 scholars, Vitória and André.


April 1st, 2023

We have been awarded a 5y-FAPESP grant to develop the research project "Integrated strategies for natural product discovery from Brazilian cyanobacteria". Way to go, team!

New lab equipment!

Mar 9th, 2023

Our brand new stereoscopic microscope has just been installed. It will be used to isolate new cyanobacterial strains.

On Science Communication

Feb 9th, 2023

Camila represented the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the YouTube Health Day. From left to right: Atila Iamarino, Iberê, Camila Vic, Mari Fulfaro, Dr. Daniel Barros.

At InovaUSP with Prof. Vanderlan Bolzani

Dez 15th, 2022

Lab Azul participated in the celebratory event honoring Prof. Vanderlan Bolzani's contributions to the BIOTA-FAPESP Program.

We were at the 30th SIICUSP

Oct 26th, 2022

Our undergrads Jaewon, João, Leonardo, Heloísa, and Yuri  presented their projects at the 30th USP International Symposium of Undergraduate Research (SIICUSP). Congrats!!!

It keeps growing!

Oct 21st, 2022

Francisco has joined us as the first PhD student in the lab.

Lab Azul is growing!

Sep 1st, 2022

Please meet the new lab members and PUB scholars, Leonardo and Sarah.

New lab photo

Aug 19th, 2022

Go Lab Azul!

Lab Azul at the ASP Annual Meeting

Jul 28th, 2022

Márcio presented his work titled "Chemoprospection of Brazilian Cyanobacteria Using Metabolomics and Biological Assays" at the ASP Annual Meeting in Charleston, USA. He also receiived the Lynn Brady Student Travel Award!

He did it!

Jun 9th, 2022

Márcio has passed his qualifying exam! We very much thank the committee members: João Carlos Monteiro de Carvalho, Monica Tallarico Pupo, and Daniel Pecoraro Demarque.

New lab member!

Apr 1st, 2022

Please joing us in welcoming Luiza, our new FAPESP TT-1 Fellow!

2022 Spring ACS Meeting in San Diego

Mar 24, 2022

Memorable times at the 2022 Spring ACS Meeting in San Diego, CA! In the picture, cellebratory dinner after the Ernest Guenther Award session and ceremony. Camila also met with the 2020 CAS Future Leaders and presented on "Combining biodiversity and metabolomics for prospecting natural products from Cyanobacteria".

Settings have been updated!

Mar 1st 2022

João has just been awarded a prestigious FAPESP Scientific Initiation Scholarship. Fireworks!

Lab Azul is part of Biota-FAPESP

Jan 10, 2022

We are happy to announce that ou project "Biotechnological prospection of natural products from Cyanobacteria" was included as part of the prestigious Research Program on Biodiversity Characterization, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use –Biota/FAPESP. What an honor!

First lab party... after 2 years!

Dec 12, 2021

We played card games, enjoyed good food, and had an amazing time together. Cheers, Lab Azul!

Maria presented at the SIICUSP! 

Oct 26, 2021

Maria just gave an awesome talk about her undergraduate project at the USP International Symposium of Undergraduate Research (SIICUSP). We are so proud!

Scholarships awarded to Jaewon and Heloísa!

Sep 01, 2021

Our talented undergraduate students Jaewon and Heloísa were awarded a PUB-USP and CNPq/PIBIC scholarships to develop their research projects at the Lab Azul. Congrats!!

Webinar for the Brazilian Chemical Society

Jul 05 2021

Camila was invited to share our research with the Brazilian Chemical Society, Natural Products Division. Watch it here: [in Portuguese].

Márcio rocks!

May 27, 2021

Márcio was awarded a CAPES fellowship to develop his project entitled "Chemoprospecting Brazilian cyanobacteria using metabolomics and biological assays".

Congrats to João

April 27, 2021

João is the newest FAPESP Technical Training (TT-1) fellow at Lab Azul. Let's do it, João!


April 1st, 2021

We have been awarded a FAPESP grant to develop research on the "Biotechnological prospection of natural products from Cyanobacteria". Way to go, team!

Hi, world!

January 10, 2021

Lab Azul's website is now online. Here you can find information about us and our research. Exciting news will be posted!

Collaboration with the Berlinck Lab: Grant funded!

December 12, 2020

FAPESP has funded the thematic grant “The Role of Chemistry in Holobiont Adaptation” coordinated by Prof. Roberto Berlinck.

Webinar for the Brazilian Chemical Society

October 9, 2020

Camila presents the webinar "Cyanobacteria: a promising source of molecules for developing pharmaceuticals" for the Brazilian Chemical Society.

Congrats to Márcio

September 25, 2020

Márcio is approved in the selection process of the Graduate Program in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology and is now the first Masters Student in the Lab Azul. Well done!

Congrats to Maria Gabriela

August 15, 2020

Maria is awarded the Undergraduate Research Fellowship PUB-USP and is joining our lab. Welcome, Maria!

Camila is among the 2020 CAS Future Leaders

March17, 2020

Shout out! The CAS Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with leadership training and a trip to the ACS National Meeting & Exposition. To learn more:

Gordon Conference, California

February 28 2020

Camila presented her postdoctoral work "Improving and diversifying the production and investigating the biosynthesis of phomactins by the cultured fungus Biatriospora sp. CBMAI 1333" in the Gordon Research Conference. Fully funded by a FAPESP travel grant!

Collaboration with the Lombardi Lab

February 4, 2020

The Journey Begins

January 6, 2020

Camila joins the faculty of the Department of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo.