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Camila C. Ribas

Research Collaborator

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)

She is a collaborator in the ABC Expeditions project, in the fields of biogeography and ornithology.

Camila Ribas holds a degree in Biological Sciences at the São Paulo State University (UNESP - Rio Claro, 1996), and a MSc (2000) and PhD (2004) in Genetics and Evolutionary Biology from the University of São Paulo (USP). She was Chapman Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dept. of Ornithology of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH, 2005-2007) and is an associated researcher at the same institution since 2008. She was a researcher (Recent PhD, PRODOC) at the USP Zoology Department USP and a researcher (Young Researcher, FAPESP) at the USP Zoology Museum. She currently works at the Coordination of Biodiversity and the Program of Biological Scientific Collections of the National Institute for Amazon Research (INPA), where she is Curator of Genetic Resources and Vice-Curator of the Birds Collection. She has experience in the areas of genetics, evolution and zoology (ornithology), with emphasis on biogeography, molecular systematics, phylogeny, phylogeography and conservation. Her current research is focused on the study of patterns and processes of diversification in the Neotropics region with emphasis on the biogeographic history of the Amazon region.

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