Postdoctoral Researchers

Graduate Students

  • Antônio Aguiar Neto, Ph.D. Student in WEC (patriota@ufl.edu).  Antônio earned his BS and MS degrees at Brazil’s Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. He is interested in the population dynamics of trees in the Atlantic rain forests of Brazil’s northeast.
  • Ernane Vieira Neto, Ph.D. Student in WEC (vieiraneto@ufl.edu). Ernane completed his BS and MS degrees at the Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. His PhD will investigate facotrs influencing the demography and dynamics of leaf-cutter ants (Atta).
  • Fabiane Mundim, Ph.D. Student in WEC (fabianemundim@ufl.edu). Fabiane completed her Master’s thesis at the Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, where she studied the consequences of hervbivory by leaf-cutter ants for Cerrado tree phenology and reproduction.

Technician

  • Laura Vivian Barbosa, Cerrado Plant Demography Project, Uberlandia. Laura has a BS and MS from the Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. Her interests are in decomposition, nutrient cycling, and Cerrado biogeochemistry.
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