Mudamos de endereço! Você agora está visitando o OCRC em

Palestra Primeira Infância – Malefícios do excesso de tecnologia na primeira infância.
Bolsa de Doutorado Direto em Biologia Molecular
Cancelado – “Alimentação Saudável e Cuidados na Primeira Infância”
Webinário sobre a obesidade encerra o mês do Maio Amarelo
A nova Diretoria da Faculdade de Ciências Aplicadas da Unicamp, composta pelo Prof. Márcio Alberto Torsoni (Diretor) e pela Profa. Milena Pavan Serafim (Diretora Associada) tomou posse no último dia 16 de abril, sexta-feira, às 10 horas da manhã, em cerimônia virtual.
Professor Associado do CEPID-IB – Leonardo R. Silveira – Publica pesquisa científica na Revista Molecular Metabolism

Who we are

OCRC coordinates scientific efforts to find solutions for obesity, a disease highly associated with a number of serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis and certain kinds of cancer. The overall mortality directly and indirectly associated with obesity is rapidly increasing in Brazil and all around the world – so much so that, today, it is considered a global epidemic. It’s about time we gather our brightest minds to try putting an end to this sad tendency!

Learn more

Stay tuned!OCRC also maintains SobrePeso, an educational portal for combat and prevention of obesity and its related diseases.
Click here to access the page!

Our team

FacilitiesWe use the most advanced techniques and technologies in our researches. Some of them are:
Flow citometryA laser-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering..
RT-PCRTechnique used to qualitatively detect gene expression through creation of complementary DNA (cDNA) transcripts from RNA..
Q-PCRBiomolecular technique to quantitatively measure the amplification of DNA using fluorescent probes..
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