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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 is Assistant Professor of Extracellular Vesicles at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research focuses on extracellular vesicles, exercise physiology, skeletal muscle biology, and intercellular communication. His group is particularly interested in understanding how extracellular vesicles regulate whole-body adaptation in the context of exercise and human diseases, such as obesity.

Dr. Vechetti's areas of expertise include miRNA, genome editing, ultracentrifugation, microarray, RNA-seq, lipidomics, molecular biology, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, 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 Panelist, American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) - 2020Ad-hoc reviewer of more than 30 scientific journals
2017-Present: International Society for Extracellular Vesicles