Berkeley Lab

Cassio Pedroso

Postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (The Molecular Foundry) from Oct/2018 to Jan/2022 studying and synthesizing upconverting nanoparticles, QDs, bioconjugation of nanoparticles, bioapplication of nanoparticles and imaging with the confocal/electron microscopes. Postdoctoral fellow at University de São Paulo from 2017 to 2018 developing the nanomaterial topic in the Paolo Di Mascio’s group (synthesis, design layer-by-layer, purification, quantification, surface modification, surface functionalization, and upconverting spectroscopic studies).

Ph.D. in Science (emphasis in chemistry) by the University de São Paulo from 2012 to 2017 (Visiting Ph.D. student in University of Turku during four months) studying materials, chemistry, spectroscopy, luminescent materials, upconverting materials, microscopy, persistent luminescent materials, microwave synthesis/radiation, X-ray absorption/diffraction (synchrotron radiation). During the Ph.D. worked as a lab assistant in college classes teaching students and developing new laboratory procedures.

Bacher’s degree in Chemistry by the Federal University of São Paulo from 2007 to 2011 and Internship Trainee at Diversey Brasil inc. developing new products and working in the quality control of the microbiology laboratory (microbiological analyzes and bacterial culture).

Experience as supervisor of college students, speaker in conferences/meetings as well as writing projects, grants, and reports.