Rabies Laboratory

The rabies laboratory is located at the Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, USP, São Paulo campus and is focused on rabies diagnosis, development of antivirals against rabies and molecular evolution of rabies virus

Supervising professor

Dr. Paulo Eduardo Brandão

Research lines

  • Development of antivrals against rabies
  • Co-evolution of rabies virus and hosts
  • Rabies virus pathogenicity  studies


  • Rabies virus isolation
  • Nucleotide-based assays
  • Fluorescent antibody assays
  • Cell cultures

Lab technician

Washington Carlos Agostinho

The professor and researcher Paulo is still the founder and responsible for Darwin Day of FMVZ USP, click here for more information about this annual event!