Luiz Carlos de Lima Silveira, Ph.D.

Tropical Medicine Nucleus Federal University of Para, Belém, Pará, Brazil 
Visual neuroscience, Comparative neurobiology, Human visual electrophysiology, Human visual psychophysics, Color vision, Spatial vision
"Luiz Carlos de Lima Silveira"

Luiz Carlos de Lima Silveira is a Brazilian scientist, born in 13th August of 1953 (Belem, State of Para, Brazil). He study and teaches Visual Neuroscience, Human Visual Psychophysics, Human Visual Electrophysiology, and Primate Comparative Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology. Research subjects: retina, visual pathways, visual cortex, parallel processing of visual information, contrast sensitivity and color vision. Degrees: Degree in Medicine, Federal University of Para, Faculty of Medicine (1972-1977); Master in Biophysics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Biophysics (1978-1980); PhD in Biophysics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Biophysics (1981-1985). Post-doc: Neuroscience, University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology (1985-1987). Professorships: Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience, Federal University of Para, Biological Science Institute and Tropical Medicine Nucleus (1978-); teaches graduate students of Neuroscience and Tropical Medicina; teaches undergraduate students of Biology and Medicine. Scientific Memberships: CNPq Research Fellow (1983-); Member of the Para Academy of Science (2009-). Chairs: Director of the Tropical Medicine Nucleus, Federal University of Para (2002-2010); President of the Brazilian Society for Neuroscience and Behavior (2002-2005); Chairman of the Brazilian Institute of Neuroscience Network (2007-2010); Scientific Director of the Vale Institute of Technology (2010-2014). Awards: National Order of Scientific Merit, Degree of Comendador (2005); Brazil Neuroscience Medal (2014). Achievements: Founder of the Neuroscience Graduate Teaching Program, Biological Science Institute, Federal University of Para (2003).
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Aline Corrêa de Carvalho grad student 2007- Federal University of Para
Nelson Monte de Carvalho Filho grad student 2010- Federal University of Para
Raílson Cruz Salomão grad student 2014- Federal University of Para
Silene Maria Araújo de Lima grad student 1987-1993 Federal University of Para
Elizabeth Sumi Yamada grad student 1982-1995 Federal University of Para
Regina Socorro Virgolino do Nascimento grad student 1985-1995 Federal University of Para
Milene Russelakis-Carneiro grad student 1988-1999 Federal University of Para
Enira Terezinha Braghirolli Damin grad student 1996-2000 Federal University of Para
Francinaldo Lobato Gomes grad student 1993-2001 Federal University of Para
Edna Cristina dos Santos Franco grad student 1995-2002 Federal University of Para
Setsuko Noro dos Santos grad student 1999-2002 Federal University of Para
Soraia Valéria de Oliveira Coelho Lameirão grad student 1999-2003 Federal University of Para
Fábio Branches Xavier grad student 2000-2003 Federal University of Para
Natáli Valim Oliver Gonçalves grad student 2004-2006 Federal University of Para
Cézar Akiyoshi Saito grad student 1995-2007 Federal University of Para
Antônio José de Oliveira Castro grad student 2000-2008 Federal University of Para
Maria Izabel Tentes Côrtes grad student 2001-2008 Federal University of Para
Paulo Roney Kilpp Goulart grad student 2005-2008 Federal University of Para
José Jesu Sisnando D'Araújo Filho grad student 2007-2008 Federal University of Para
Paula Teixeira de Mendonça grad student 2007-2008 Federal University of Para
Tiago Sampaio de Oliveira grad student 2007-2008 Federal University of Para
Anderson Raiol Rodrigues grad student 1995-2009 Federal University of Para
Carlos Augusto Ferreira Lobão grad student 1997-2009 Federal University of Para
Genilma Matos da Costa grad student 2001-2009 Federal University of Para
Bruno Duarte Gomes grad student 2003-2009 Federal University of Para
Givago da Silva Souza grad student 2003-2009 Federal University of Para
Eduardo Oliveira Braga grad student 2007-2009 Federal University of Para
Paula Renata Tavares Caluff grad student 2007-2009 Federal University of Para
Cristina Mitiko Maruoka grad student 2007-2009 Federal University of Para
Iza Batista Taccolini grad student 2007-2009 Federal University of Para
Monica Gomes Lima grad student 2004-2010 Federal University of Para
José Augusto Pereira Carneiro Muniz grad student 2004-2010 Federal University of Para
Cláudio Eduardo Corrêa Teixeira grad student 2004-2010 Federal University of Para
Lauro José Barata de Lima grad student 2005-2010 Federal University of Para
Billy de Moura Palha e Silva grad student 2006-2010 Federal University of Para
Márcia Cristina Freitas da Silva grad student 2004-2011 Federal University of Para
Walter Wanderley Amoras grad student 2009-2011 Federal University of Para
Albedy Moreira Bastos grad student 2009-2011 Federal University of Para
Regina Célia Beltrão Duarte grad student 2009-2011 Federal University of Para
Eliza Maria da Costa Brito Lacerda grad student 2004-2014 Federal University of Para
Andréa do Socorro Campos de Araújo Sousa grad student 2006-2014 Federal University of Para
Kazuo Wakakuwa post-doc 1987-1990 Federal University of Para
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Lacerda EMDCB, Souza GDS, Cortes MIT, et al. (2019) Comparison of Visual Functions of Two Amazonian Populations: Possible Consequences of Different Mercury Exposure. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13: 1428
Martins ICVS, Brasil A, Miquilini L, et al. (2019) Spatial frequency selectivity of the human visual cortex estimated with pseudo-random visual evoked cortical potential (VECP). Vision Research. 165: 13-21
Miquilini L, Ratis MAS, Lima MG, et al. (2019) A proposed correction in the weighted method to score the Ishihara test. Bmc Research Notes. 12: 295
Freitas JS, Lacerda EMCB, Rodrigues Júnior D, et al. (2019) Mercury exposure of children living in Amazonian villages: influence of geographical location where they lived during prenatal and postnatal development. Anais Da Academia Brasileira De Ciencias. 91: e20180097
Martins ICVDS, Souza GDS, Brasil A, et al. (2019) Psychophysical Evaluation of Visual Functions of Ex-Alcoholic Subjects After Prolonged Abstinence. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13: 179
Salomão RC, Martins ICVDS, Risuenho BBO, et al. (2019) Visual evoked cortical potential elicited by pseudoisochromatic stimulus. Documenta Ophthalmologica. Advances in Ophthalmology
Sampaio GSA, Oliveira KRHM, Kauffmann N, et al. (2018) Methylmercury alters the number and topography of NO-synthase positive neurons in embryonic retina: Protective effect of alpha-tocopherol. Toxicology in Vitro : An International Journal Published in Association With Bibra
Costa Junior JMF, Silva CIMD, Lima AADS, et al. (2018) [Levels of mercury found in hair and fish consumption of riverine communities in the Tapajós region of the Brazilian Amazon]. Ciencia & Saude Coletiva. 23: 805-812
Bastos AM, Rodrigues AR, Côrtes MIT, et al. (2017) Evidence of Asymptomatic Visual Losses after Surgical Repair of Cerebral Aneurysm. Frontiers in Neurology. 8: 487
Costa JMF, Lima AADS, Rodrigues D, et al. (2017) Emotional and motor symptoms in riverside dwellers exposed to mercury in the Amazon. Revista Brasileira De Epidemiologia = Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology. 20: 212-224
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