My CV

Education

2016-present              PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oklahoma (OU), USA.

Thesis:  How will species gains & losses mediate drought impacts to affect prairie biodiversity and function?

2013-2015                   M.S. in Biological Sciences (Plant Biology), State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP), Brazil.

Thesis: Evaluation of different management techniques to control African invasive grasses in Cerrado natural reserves.

2006 – 2009               Bachelor in Biological Sciences, State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP), Brazil.

Thesis: Assessment of the temporal pattern behavior of captive black lion tamarin (Leontopithecus crysopygus) with the introduction of environmental enrichment techniques: a case study.

 

Research Position

01/2017-present: Graduate Teaching Assistant (Flowering Plants)

08/2016-12/2016: Graduate Research Assistant

 

Languages

Portuguese: Comprehends Well / Speaks Well / Reads Well / Writes Well.

English:      Comprehends Well / Speaks Well / Reads Well / Writes Well.

Spanish:     Comprehends Well / Speaks Reasonably / Reads Well / Writes Reasonably.

 

Awards

2013   ‘Student Grant’ from the Neotropical Grassland Conservancy to the expenses with my Master’s research project.

2008   Second best work presented at the XXVI Encontro Anual de Etologia (XXVI Annual Meeting of Ethology), Poços de Caldas, Brazil

 

Participation in scientific events

  • 2015: 58th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS). Czech Republic
  • 2015: VI Simpósio de Restauração Ecológica (VI Ecological Restoration Symposium). São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2014: 65º Congresso Nacional de Botânica (65 National Botanical Congress). Salvador, Brazil
  • 2013: EMAPi – Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasion. Pirenópolis, Brazil
  • 2013: V Simpósio de Restauração Ecológica (V Ecological Restoration Symposium), São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2009: XXVII Encontro Anual de Etologia (XXVII Annual Meeting of Ethology), Bonito, Brazil
  • 2008: XXVI Encontro Anual de Etologia (XXVI Annual Meeting of Ethology), Poços de Caldas, Brazil
  • 2007: XXXI Congresso da Sociedade de Zoológicos do Brasil (XXXI Congress of the Zoological Society of Brazil), XIV Congresso da Associação Latinoamericana de Parques Zoológicos e Aquários (XIV Congresso of the The Latin American Association of Zoos and Aquariums) e do XVI Encontro da Associação Brasileira de Veterinários de Animais Selvagens (XVI Meeting of the Association of Veterinary Wildlife). São Paulo, Brazil

 

Organization of scientific events

  • 2014: Simpósio de Biologia Vegetal (Plant Biology Symposium). Rio Claro, Brazil
  • 2013: Ciclo de palestras em Biologia Vegetal (Lecture series in Plant Biology). Rio Claro, Brazil
  • 2007: I Encontro sobre Animais Silvestres (I Meeting on Wildlife). Assis, Brazil

Other

  • 01/2010: Course: Concepts about Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiop)

Riverside – Wildlife Rehabilitation and Environmental Education Centre, Riverside, South Africa.