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Vechetti Lab

Ivan J. Vechetti Jr. Assistant Professor of Extracellular Vesicles

Postdoctoral Fellow, Physiology, University of Kentucky, 2016-2020
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil, 2013
M.Sc., Molecular Biology, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil, 2011
B.A., Physical Education, Integrated School of Bauru, Brazil, 2007

Dr. Ivan Vechetti's research focuses on extracellular vesicles, exercise physiology, and skeletal muscle biology. His group is particularly interested in understanding the mechanism associated with muscle hypertrophy and extracellular vesicle biology.

Areas of Expertise
  • Coding and non-coding RNA
  • Genome editing
  • Omics
  • Molecular biology
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Extracellular vesicles

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2019: Dean's Distinguished Lecture2016: Visiting Scholar Award2013: Visiting Scholar Award2011: PhD's Scholar Award2009: Master's Scholar Award
2017-2020: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky 2018-2020: Affiliate Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Kentucky 2016-2017: Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar, University of Kentucky 2020: Panelist, American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)Ad-hoc reviewer of more than 30 scientific journals
2017-Present: International Society for Extracellular Vesicles