PhD Student in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the Universidade Federal de Goiás- Brazil. Member of the Laboratory of Genetics and Biodiversity. Has a Master Environmental and Health Sciences from the Catholic University of Goiás (2006). Past member of the Laboratory of Animal Genetics - Legal & National Institute for Amazonian Research (Laboratory of Aquatic Mammals - LMA). Research área: Phylogeography and Landscape Genetics.
Research experience on the following themes: Amazon River dolphin(Inia geoffrensis), Boto do Cerrado (Inia araguaiaensis) molecular markers; population genetics and conservation genetics.
A new species of river dolphin from Brazil or: how little do we know our biodiversity.