Vinicius Carreteiro Gomes
Vinicius Carreteiro Gomes was born in Campinas, SP, Brazil on September 5 in 1989. He is the youngest son of Francisco Gomes Casagrande and Cleide Simão Carreteiro and brother of Francisco Gomes Casagrande Junior. In mid-semester of 2008, he began his undergraduate program in Animal Science at São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (UNESP) campus of Dracena, Brazil and will graduate in 2014.
During his undergraduate program He participated for four years in the study group NUPEE (core research and extension beef cattle and pasture) in which he began his undergraduate research. He was also involved over three years with a extension project titled, diffusion of technologies for renewal and viability of production of cattle in the Dracena region. Coordinated and helped to run some field days in their unit showing the results of his research at the university and had more contact with the producers of beef cattle in the region.
Vinicius is under the advisement of Dr. Joao Vendramini and will complete his student internship program at the RCREC in July 2014.