Victor Pimentel graduated in Microbiology at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 2008. He completed his Master’s degree at the Institute Oswaldo Cruz/FIOCRUZ- in 2011 and hold his PhD at University of São Paulo-Brazil, in 2016. Currently his a postdoctoral fellowship at Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at New University of Lisbon studying the genetic diversity of HIV and how the virus spread among susceptible individuals. He is a member of Dr. Ana Abecasis team and he is working in ongoing project entitled “MigrantHIV – Genomics, socio-behavioral and clinical data to prevent HIV transmission among migrants: an innovative approach”. He is a member of GHTM – Global Health and Tropical Medicine at the same institute, conducting research in the areas of virology, molecular biology, bioinformatic research related to HIV.
- MATSUDA, ELAINE MONTEIRO; COELHO, LUANA PORTES OZÓRIO; PIMENTEL, VICTOR FIGUEIREDO; ONIAS, HUMBERTO BARJUD; DE MACEDO BRIGIDO, LUÍS FERNANDO An HIV-1 Transmission Case Possibly Associated with Manicure Care. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Fator de Impacto(2015 JCR): 1,9490, v.30, p.1150 – 1153, 2014.
- PIMENTEL, VICTOR F.; MORGADO, MARIZA G.; BELLO, GONZALO; GUIMARÃES, MARK D.C.; CASTILHO, EUCLIDES A.; VELOSO, VALDILEA G.; GUIMARÃES, MONICK L. Temporal Trends and Molecular Epidemiology of HIV Type 1 Infection in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Fator de Impacto(2015 JCR): 1,9490, v.29, p.130928094844006 – , 2013.