Veterinarian and Biotechnologist, M.Sc.and DVM Mauricio Nascimento

Consultant for Farming and Cattle Raising Projects.


Academic Degrees


Masters of Science in Biotechnology: Biotechnology Center of The University of Sao Paulo –Brazil 2002
- Research Project in Marker Assisted Selection in Cattle (MSTN gene) – Expertise on PCR, SSCP, Primer Design and DHPLC techniques.


DVM : Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Sao Paulo - FMVZ- USP
Sao Paulo - Brazil 1988


Technical High School: Mechanics Degree, Federal Technical College
Sao Paulo - Brazil 1982

Technical Training & Education

2002    Clinical Application of Genetic Testing - Albert Einstein Hospital - Brazil

2001    Basic Science at the Practical Clinic - Albert Einstein Hospital - Brazil
1998    Piedmontese observer of Herd Performance at the American Environment and       its  US Market - Glenloch Farms - TX
1995    Cross Breeding course on Hereford X Angus X Brahman - Copmanhurst NSW - Australia
1995     Special Guest at The Brisbane Royal National Show - Beef Breeds - Australia
1995    12 week course in Elicos at the International House Queensland English Language College PTY ltd. - Cairns - Australia
1994    Special Course for Judging in Piedmontese Breed - Brazilian Piedm. Society
1988             Gynecology and Obstetrics course in Beef Cattle FMVZ -USP
1987             Artificial Insemination course -Bradesco Foundation - SP
1988            Ornitopathology course- FMVZ-USP
1986    Brachiaria Grass on the Agriculture - CATI - SP
1985    1st Scientific Meeting of Animal Reproduction - FMVZ - USP
1984    Equine Special Seminar - FMVZ - USP
1984            Therapy of Inflammatory Process - FMVZ -USP
1983    6th Brazilian Congress of Veterinary, Small Animal Clinic - FMVZ - USP

 Previous Employment



2004-08   Consultant for trading between Chinese and Brazilian companies. Liquid Nitrogen containers for Artificial Insemination and Industrial criogenic use.

2003-05   Consultant for feed lot breeder  - Nutrition and genetic improvement –

                Farms at  Joanopólis city – SP

2003-04   Consultant for Molecular Biology  (Veterinary field) – Tommasi Laboratory-ES

2001-03- Veterinarian at 24 hs Stock Dog Veterinary Clinic- Brooklin – São Paulo

2001-02 - M.Sc. Degree in Biotechnology, working with  PCR, SSCP, DHPLC and marker  assisted selection in cattle.
2000       Salesman at Statewide Pets, Pet shop:  West Haven –CT -USA
1999    Vet Assistant; Orange Veterinary Hospital - Orange –and Shoreline Emergency   Clinic - Straford- CT – USA.
1996 - 1999      Veterinarian Self Employed - Mairipora - SP
1995 - 1996      Veterinarian Consultant : Marketing of Australian Cattle Genetics in the Brazilian Market - Spelga Pastoral Company - NSW - Australia
1995             Veterinarian: Genetic Design for Cross Breeding Limousine X Droughmaster - Burslem Station - Mutaburra - QLD - Australia
1995    Genetic Exchange Coordinator and Facilitator between Brazilian and Australian Piedmontese Cattle Associations
1994    Food Inspector - Inspector of all vendors - Mairipora Town Hall - SP
1993 - 1994             Assistant Project Coordinator; Superga Company: Production of Beef Cattle in the following Brazilian States MG - MS - MT - GO - BA -TO - ES

1988 - 1993             Veterinarian - Self Employed - Mairipora – SP
1991             Instructor of Artificial Insemination Program in a Dairy Herd of Holstein Cattle - N. Sra. Aparecida Farm - Careaçu - MG
1986 - 1999             Professional Cattle Breeder Mairipora - SP
1978 - 1984             Professional Dog Breeder of Saint Bernards and Brazilian Filas and Professional Handler ( Own Kennel) Mairipora - SP

Professional Interests

Cattle breeding and Farming Trading projects

Trading of Genetic Engineering material and Biotechnology

Marketing and Sales of Veterinarian  Industry
Artificial Insemination Projects
Food Inspection


* Portuguese
* Formally Trained in English, with Total Score of 217 at Computer based Test ( 553 compared on the Paper based Total ) on the TOEFL Test .TWE : 4,5.

Computer Skills

Windows XP, Office 2007,  Data processing, Graphics editing, Photoshop, PowerPoint .




The research done during the master’s course was awarded in a scientific meeting at the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of the University of São Paulo in November 2002. Among 22 papers of Doctorate and Masters, this work has tied on the second place with a bovine cloning research.





“Primers and genetic test for the identification of the C313Y mutation (double muscling) in cattle.”  Patent process deposited by the University of São Paulo in 14th  April 2005, under protocol number  001681 by he I.N.P.I.( Brazilian Institute of Intelectual Property).

 Authors : Nascimento, M.C.L. and Moreira-Filho C.A.


Manuscripts in Preparation:


Introgression of MSTN gene (double muscling) in Piemonel cattle (5/8 Piedmontese X 3/8 Nelore). Nascimento, M.C.L.; Alves B.C.A. and Moreira-Filho C.A.


Primers and genetic test for the identification of the C313Y mutation (double muscling) in cattle.  Nascimento, M.C.L.; Alves B.C.A. and Moreira-Filho C.A.


The use of the DHPLC technique in marker assisted selection in cattle. Nascimento, M.C.L.; Alves B.C.A. and Moreira-Filho C.A.