DNA Double HelixThe main objective of the Course is to contribute to the improvement of research and teaching, by educating students to become highly qualified and capable researchers and teachers to work in the various areas of Genetics and Biology.  We also aim to improve the qualification of teachers from other Brazilian as well as foreign universities.

The group of advisors is made up basically of the faculty members from of the Department of Genetics and Evolutionary Biology of the University of São Paulo (USP), with its activities centered there; professors from other University units, as well as from other research institutes (e.g., the Butantan and the Ludwig Institutes), also collaborate with the Program.