Rachel has completed her PhD in Tropical Medicine at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. During her postdoctoral studies, she worked with quimeric vaccines at Molecular Virology Laboratory and Human papillomavirus at Laboratory of Morphology and Viral Morphogenesis, Oswaldo Cruz Institute. As expertise in Biotechnology, the Rachel Siqueira de Queiroz Simões's abilities in the field of biomedicine approaches are great experience at the Papillomavirus area. Her dedication to research resulted in a high productivity with publications in impact journals, courses and post-graduate activities. Recently, in 2017, she received honorable mention of best work during Advanced Symposium of Virology. And two consecutive times, she also received honorable mention at the HPV Congress in Rio de Janeiro 2015 and 2016. She is very requested as ad hoc reviewer of projects from funding agencies and journals. Currently Rachel is a scientific advisor and organizer of the book of human and veterinary virology having written two chapters.