I am a virologist teaching and researching in the Retrovirology Laboratory of the Escola Paulista de Medicina (Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil). As part of the Retrovirology team, I am helping in the search for a cure to HIV-1 infection. In 2020, as with many virologists, I have become involved in understanding the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus and how to control it. My specialty is bioinformatics and biostatistics. I've been learning and working in R for 10 years.