DosReis is Professor of Immunology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He obtained his PhD at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and pursued postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA. His scientific interest is the immunology of infectious and inflammatory diseases. He was member of the Steering Committee on Chagas disease (WHO, Geneva), International Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, Howard Hughes International Research Scholar, and president of the Brazilian Society of Immunology. He is Commander of the Brazilian National Order of Scientific Merit. He is a full member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.