Dr Carolina Gubert
BSc (Honours), MSc, PhD

Parkville Campus
30 Royal Parade
Parkville Victoria 3052

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Dr Carolina Gubert is a current Research Fellow at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia. She completed her PhD in the graduate program Biological Science: Biochemistry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in early 2018. At the same Institution, she completed her Master's degree in 2014 and her Biomedicine bachelor degree in 2012. Her work has shed light on the biological underpinnings of psychiatric and neurological disorders. Her PhD focused on a purinergic receptor as a new hope of treatment for psychiatric disorders. Currently, she is interested in the gene-environment interactions and the microbiota-gut-brain axis in brain disorders, including Huntington’s Disease and Schizophrenia.

Career Highlights

Awards and achievements

  • 2020 Harold Mitchell Foundation Postdoctoral Travel Fellowship, The Florey, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2019 Career Development Award, Florey Postdoctoral Association, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2019 Young Investigator Training Program Award, 10th World IBRO – International Brain Research Organization World Congress of Neuroscience, Daegu, Korea
  • 2019 Samuel Gershon Junior Investigator Award, International Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • 2016 Travel Grant, 2th Neurological Disorders Summit, Baltimore, USA
  • 2015 Young Scientist Program Fellowship, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology &        SBBq. Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
  • 2014 Travel Grant, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 Doctorate Scholarship, Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES, Brazil)
  • 2012 Master’s Scholarship, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brazil)
  • 2009 Scientific Initiation Scholarship, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brazil)

Research publications


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