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Renan Santana

  • PhD Student
  • Assistant Researcher
  • Queensland Museum
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Recent publications

  • How the Cobra Got Its Flesh-Eating Venom: Cytotoxicity as a Defensive Innovation and Its Co-Evolution with Hooding, Aposematic Marking, and Spitting

    • Panagides N
    • Jackson T
    • Ikonomopoulou M
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Researcher

Queensland Museum

August 2012 - Present


Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia Goiano

August 2011 - December 2011(4 months)


PhD in Biological Science - Venom Evolution Lab

University of Queensland

January 2015 - February 2015(a month)

Msc. Behavior and Animal Biology

Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora

January 2008 - January 2010(2 years)


Master in Biology and Animal Behaviour, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), graduated in Biology from the State University of Goiás (2007). He has worked professionally with undergraduate teacher, teaching the disciplines of Ecology, Zoology, Genetics and Biotechnology. He has experience in research in zoology and ecology, with emphasis on animal behavior and ecology of communities.


Co-authors (40)