Fernanda graduated in December 2015 with a thesis titled "Role of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma on Prevention/Cure of Mastitis" .
She was involved in several projects as leader:
- for her thesis she performed 2 in vivo projects (one performed during summer 2014, prior her arrival, but she analyzed samples and data and a second in vivo experiment carried out during summer 2015 where she coordinated and carried out the entire experiment) and several in vitro experiments using gene reporter assays
- a continuous milking project in dairy goats
Fernanda is now an Assistant Professor of Immunology at Texas Tech University.