Dr. Campos has gained his B.Sc. from the Federal University of Ceara,1976., and Ph.D. Plant Biochemistry, University of Durham, 1989. He is professor of plant molecular biology with the Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Professor Campos was visiting scientist with the University Kiel, Germany, 1988-1990, and with the Institute of Plant science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland from 1990 to 1992. His research is focused in the development of regeneration and genetic transformation systems for cassava.