Mauricio Rocha e Silva

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 09-19-1910

Died: 12-19-1983

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1940

Appointed from Brazil:

ROCHA E SILVA, MAURICIO:  Appointed for research into the pharmacological properties of trypsin; tenure, twelve months from November 1, 1940.

Born September 19, 1910, at Rio de Janeiro. Education:  University of Rio de Janeiro, M.D., 1933.

Assistant Investigator in General Biology, 1935–36, University of São Paulo; Member of the Staff, 1937—, Biological Institute of the State of São Paulo.

Publications:  Articles in Folia Clinica et Biologica, Competes Rendus de la Société de Biologie (Paris), Revista de Biologia e Higiene, Revista Brasileira de Chimica, Archivos do Instituto Biologico, Virchow’s Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie, Brasil Médico, Proceedings of the Third International Congress for Microbiology, Nature, Naunyn-Schmiedeberg’s Archiv für Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie, Journal of Immunology, Bollettino dell’Instituto Sieroterapico Milanese.



Photograph credit: Pictured with his wife, Maria Ignez da Rocha e Silva