,A cheminformatician and computational chemistry scientist working since 2017 at the Lead Optimization Latin America project (LOLA) held by Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), with a focus on the first steps of Research & Development (R&D) for new medicines: the discovery of new compounds. A dedicated, highly competent, multilingual Research Scientist with experience conducting and overseeing a variety of successful computational chemistry research projects. Outstanding professional acumen with an in-depth understanding of cheminformatics, project management, molecular modeling, and complex data analysis. Superb communicator with numerous published works, as well as extensive experience leading, training, and collaborating with diverse individuals to consistently exceed expectations. Exceptional academic qualifications, including a Postdoctoral (2016), a Doctor of Philosophy (2015) and a Master of Science (2012) in Medicinal Chemistry from the Federal University of Goiás.