Center of studies on
Subterranean Biology

Post Graduates

Leopoldo Ferreira de Oliveira Bernardi

Leopoldo Ferreira de Oliveira Bernardi has a degree in Biological Sciences Education from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and Doctor in Applied Ecology at the Federal University of Lavras. He has experience in the areas of ecology  and taxonomy. Currently his main research subject is taxonomy and ecology of mites associated with subterraneans cavities and karst  areas, with emphasis on the order Opilioacarida (Parasitiformes).

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/4252893707324772

Marcus Paulo Alves de Oliveira

Marcus Paulo Alves de Oliveira is a Biologist  from the Federal University of Lavras. He has experience in invertebrate studies in subterranean systems of various lithologies, as a consultant  and researcher. Is currently a Master’s student in Applied Ecology  at the Federal University of Lavras. He has participated in bio-speleological inventories in principal iron ore areas in in the country, having extensive knowledge of the fauna associated with these environments. Also has experience working with cave invertebrate behavior.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/1596794265472410

Lucas Mendes Rabelo

Lucas Mendes Rabelo is licensed and a BS in Biological Sciences from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais (2010) and master in Apllied Ecology from the Federal University of Lavras (2015). He works with caves since 2008, when he began to participate in projects of exploration and mapping of natural cavities. Is currently in the Doctor's Program Graduate in Applied Ecology, Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), running a project on the definition of priority areas for conservation in Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8627104732040215

Rafaela Bastos Pereira

Rafaela Bastos Pereira bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a graduate student in Applied Ecology at the Federal University of Lavras. Initiate in 2014 a doctorate in Applied Ecology at the same institution. Currently working with taxonomy and ecology of Amphipoda (Crustacea), with emphasis on gender Hyalella. The overall objective of the PhD project is to study the ecomorphology amphipod from different families, which inhabit the caves of northeastern Brazil.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/9344066743037851

Gabrielle Pacheco

Gabrielle Pacheco is a biologist from the Federal University of Lavras. She is currently a master degree student in Applied Ecology in the same University. Her dissertation project concerns the ecology and conservation of cave invertebrates from Guatemala.

Vanessa Mendes Martins

Vanessa Mendes Martins holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (2010) by the Centro Universitário do Leste de Minas Gerais (UNILESTE-MG) and has experience in environmental education. She is currently a master student in Applied Ecology at the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA). Her project is foccused in the ecology of cave benthic invertebrates.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8534681719376303

Rodrigo Antônio Castro Souza

Rodrigo Antônio Castro Souza is a biologist from the Federal University of Lavras. He is currently a master degree student in Applied Ecology in the same University. His dissertation project concerns the ecology, behavior, bioacoustics and taxonomy of Endecous crickets from caves of the Pains region, Minas Gerais.

 

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/7748349895138859

Jennifer de Sousa Barros

Jennifer de Sousa Barros is bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Paraná (2013). Acting as a consultant and researcher, she has experience in mammal ecology with emphasis in Chiroptera. She is currently master student in the program in Applied Ecology from the Federal University of Lavras, with study related to bat ecology in caves.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8536465543919602

Luana Zurlo Fonseca

Luana Zurlo Fonseca has a degree in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Lavras. It has experience in ecology, diversity and ecological functions of ants and their use as bio-indicators. She is currently a post graduate student in the Program in Applied Ecology from the Federal University of Lavras, and her project will cover the study of the diversity and composition of ant species in ferruginous caves and their respective areas of influence.

CV:http://buscatextual.cnpq.br/buscatextual/visualizacv.do?id=K4087982D1

Rafael Costa Cardoso

Rafael Costa Cardoso is biologist from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (2013) and works with caves since 2008. He is currently a post graduate student from the program in Ecology in the Federal University of São João del Rei (UFSJ), and his master project intends to define priority areas for conservation in the karst region of Aurora do Tocantins and Dianópolis - TO.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/6144566549181211

Renato Gatti Fernandes

Gatti Renato Fernandes holds a degree in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (2011). With academic experience in Chiropteran ecology (especially parasitism), he worked in consulting involving vertebrate and invertebrate sampling in natural cavities since 2014. He is currently a postgraduate student at the Program in Applied Ecology at the Federal University of Lavras, and his research is foccusing the understanding of  bat communities and their occurrence in caves.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8113149060404188

Antônio Júlio de Moura Chaves

Antônio Júlio de Moura Chaves is a biologist from Universidade Federal de Lavras. He has experience in ecology, working mainly with fish. He is currently studying in a postgraduate program in Applied Ecology at the Federal University of Lavras, and his current project regards the study of catfish populations found in caves in the Pains region.

Roberta Fernanda Ventura Cerqueira

Roberta Fernanda Ventura Cerqueira is a biologist from the Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys (UFVJM). She has experience in ecology and systematics of sand flies. She is currently doing her master's degree in the Program in Ecology from the Federal University of São João del-Rei (UFSJ).

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/4391773001432244

Augusto Milagres e Gomes

Augusto Milagres e Gomes is a biologist, graduated from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (2014), and currently holds a master's degree in Ecology, Conservation and Wildlife Management at the same institution. Since 2011, it has been working on issues related to ecology and conservation of bats and cave ecosystems. He also works with scientific dissemination, using photography, in order to enhance, disseminate and popularize Brazilian biodiversity and ecosystems.

CV:http://lattes.cnpq.br/9773966562297635

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