Raquel C. de Melo Minardi is Associate Professor at Computer Science Department of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
She holds a Ph.D. n Bioinformatics (UFMG, 2008) and a Bachelor in Computer Science (UFMG, 2004). She got a post-doc at Comissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives (CEA) / Genoscope (France, 2008-2009). She is a researcher in Bioinformatics since 2003 and is a PI at the Bioinformatics and Systems Laboratory (Laboratório de Bioinformática e Sistemas - DCC/UFMG). Her main research interest involve the development of models, algorithms and heuristics to biological problems solving and information visualization.