Neide Mayumi Osada

University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies
Osada is a Ph.D student in the Department of Science and Technology Policy at the University of Campinas (Unicamp), Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her research focuses on gender, social class, and racial relations at the production of knowledge in laboratories of molecular which work mainly with genomics. The project aims to analyze the relation between female and male researchers and the subject of their work, their laboratories, their students, the academic institution where they work and sponsoring agencies in order to understand how scientists built their carriers, the strategies they used to achieve higher hierachical positions in the academia, and how gender, social class, and race affect their professional lives.

last updated: November 11th, 2011