Postdoctoral Scholar, Grinberg Lab, University of California, San Francisco
Maryana Alegro is a computer scientist and received her MS and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of São Paulo Polytechnic School. Her major experience is in medical image processing, especially MRI and histological images and, more recently, polarized light imaging. She is currently a post-doc at the UCSF Grinberg Lab where she is responsible for writing image-processing tools that can assist researchers in studying dementia. She also has strong experience as an enterprise software developer, having worked on the development of several medical systems for the Brazilian government.