mariangela.hungria

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Title: 
Dr.
Full name: 
Mariangela Hungria
First Name: 
Mariangela
Surname: 
Hungria
Function: 
Steering Commitee

History

Member for
7 years 5 months
Institute: 
EMBRAPA
Address: 
P.O.Box 231
City: 
Londrina, Parana
Country: 
Brazil
Phone: 
55143 33716206
Mobile Phone: 
55143 91177014
Fax: 
55143 33716100
Career: 

Mariangela Hungria is an agronomist with a PhD in Soil Microbiology. She has worked since 1982 for Embrapa (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation), and has been located at the Center of Soybean, in Londrina, State of Paraná, sourthern Brazil, since 1991. Her main expertise is on soil microbiology and on the N2-fixing symbiosis with legumes, however, as at Embrapa Soja there are few microbiologists and a high a demand for both basic and applied research, she coordinates projects in the following subjects: biodiversity of diazotrophic bacteria; identification of bioindicators of soil quality; genomics an proteomics of bacteria with an emphasis on diazotrophic bacteria; applied technologies; strain selection and identification of plant molecular markers; ecology of indigenous and naturalized rhizobial populations aiming maximization of the N2 fixation process with the soybean and common bean crops in Brazil; biosafety of transgenic plants. Mariangela has more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, seven books, and more than 100 technical communications for extensionists, farmers, technicians, some of them with more than 7,000 copies distributed in the country. Her contribution has been recognized by promotion to the highest level of National Research Productivity “IA” in 2008, by the CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico-National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) and in 2008 has been nominated as a Member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. She is also a professor at the State University of Londrina (UEL), and has successfully supervised more than 50 MSc and PhD students. A detailed CV can be found at “http://lattes.cnpq.br/7355162785040506”.