About Vagner Fonseca

vagner.fonseca@gmail.com +27 (0) 79 623 3560

Background:

PhD student in Virology at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. My research interests are the ongoing development of the NGS assembly, phylogenetic analsysis and in the built of a more stable JAVA environment to pre-process host and pathogen sequence data for MicroGWAS, ViroGWAS and GWAS.

Vagner is active in Information Technology sector since 2004 with: Systems Analysis and Development, Project Management and IT Infrastructure Projects. Experienced in large projects and high complexity, covering the following areas of activity: Analysis and systems development (Web/Desktop/Mobile), Analysis and Development for Databases (Administration, Modeling, Data Migration, Tuning SQL, Optimization, Functions, Triggers and Stored Procedures), Development team manager, identification of functional prerequisites (APF, RUP, UML), Systems Auditing, Software Quality, Agile Methods, Configuration and Windows/Linux Servers Maintenance, Configuration Management and Continuous Integration Servers



Affiliations:

KRISP - KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform, UKZN, Durban, South Africa.

Department of Virology, National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Durban, South Africa (PhD student).



Education:

Master of Biotechnology in Health and Investigative Medicine, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, 2016

Bachelor of Information Systems, University of the State of Bahia, 2013



Publications

Automated profiling of the human virome from raw metagenomic data.
Moosa Y, Vilsker M, Vanden Eyden E, Fonseca V, Nooij S, Deforche K, de Oliveira T, Virus Evolution (2017), : doi: 10.1093/ve/vew036.033.


Human Retrovirus Codon Usage from tRNA Point of View: Therapeutic Insights.
Frias D, Monteiro-Cunha JP, Mota-Miranda AC, Fonseca VS, de Oliveira T, Galvao-Castro B Alcantara LCJ, Bioinformatics and Biology Insights (2013), 7:1-11.



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