Barreto de Andrade, Rafael

Ph.D. Biology

Rafael Andrade is interested in Conservation Ecology and Biodiversity and he pursued a Ph.D. in Biology at SDSU. His research, along with co-advisor Jos Barlow (Lancaster University, U.K.), was on effects of forest fires in dung beetle (Scarabeinae) communities in the Brazilian Amazon Forest. Rafael’s background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Ecology at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil. During his undergraduate studies he worked with population ecology of butterflies, and during his Master’s he worked with feeding behavior of neotropical squirrels.

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Jul 28, 2014