Bachelor of Biology Sciences (2007), Masters (2009) and PhD in Ecology of Ecosystems. Currently is a Postdoctoral student at the Post Graduate Program in Ecology at the University Vila Velha. Participates in the activities of the Laboratory of Ecology of Aquatic Insects (LEIA). Has experience in the field of limnology, with emphasis on ecology Benthic Macroinvertebrates and Decomposition of leaf litter in streams, mainly in the following topics: benthic macroinvertebrate communities, decomposition of leaf litter and bioindicators of water quality. Is currently a fellow of the Foundation to support science and technology of the Espírito Santo State, Brazil (FAPES).