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Daniel Pra

  • Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • University of Santa Cruz do Sul
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  • 27PublicationsNumber of items in Daniel's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Nutrigenomics; Environmental Mutagenesis

About

Daniel Prá earned PhD degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, with doctoral internship in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Fenech at the Commonwealth Scientific Research Organization (CSIRO) Food & Nutrition Sciences (Adelaide, Australia). Dr. Pra produced 41 full papers in journals (3 in press) and 5 book chapters. Dr Pra has H Factor equals 7. He received 10 + awards and / or honors. He mentored 30 + undergraduate, and graduate students (4 Master). He Is currently mentoring 7 Master students. He participated in 20 + degree exams (7 Master and 1 PhD examinations). He was member of the Ethics Committee of the Catholic University of Pelotas (UCPEL), Brazil. He serves as reviewer for 20+ journals. He serves as guest editor of the journal BioMed Research International. He has experience in genetics, with an emphasis on mutagenesis and nutrigenomics. He also researches in the nutritional analysis of populations and preventive medicine.

Publications (5)

  • Associação entre consumo e reserva de ferro com dano no DNA

    • Prá D
    • Franke S
    • Henriques J
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  • A possible link between iron deficiency and gastrointestinal carcinogenesis.

    • Prá D
    • Rech Franke S
    • Pegas Henriques J
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  • Artigo de Revisão: entendendo e combatendo a obesidade em crianças e adolescentes

    • Flores V
    • Prá D
    • Isabel S
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  • In vivo determination of genotoxicity induced by metals from orthodontic appliances using micronucleus and comet assays.

    • Westphalen G
    • Menezes L
    • Prá D
    • et al.
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  • Environmental genotoxicity assessment of an urban stream using freshwater planarians.

    • Prá D
    • Lau A
    • Knakievicz T
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Professional experience

Professor

University of Santa Cruz do Sul

August 2005 - Present

Education history

Ph.D. Genetics and Molecular Biology

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

May 2004 - May 2008(4 years)