Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro



Yael Abreu-Villaca completed her Baccalaureate in Biological Sciences in 1993. She completed her Ph.D in Neurosciences, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Later on she completed Postdoctoral training in Developmental Neurotoxicology in Duke University, USA. She acted as and member of the Coordination Committee of the Biosciences Graduate Program in Institute of Biology in UERJ. Her research interests include schizophrenia, nicotine addiction and substance abuse.