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Dr. Priscila Silveira

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Dr. Priscila Silveira

Department of Animal Ecology & Systematics
Justus Liebig University
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32 IFZ
D-35392 Giessen

Room B402





Teaching & Research Focus

My research interest is mainly in landscape and community ecology, and how they are associated with biodiversity distribution and ecosystem functioning in agricultural landscapes.

Scientific Career

  • Dec 2023-present. Assistant Researcher. Animal Ecology Working Group. Justus Liebig University Giessen. Germany.
  • 2023-2024. Postdoctoral researcher. Climate Resilience of Brazilian Biomes. Federal University of ABC Paulista (UFABC). São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2019-2021. Guest Scholar. Universität Trier. Trier, Germany.
  • 2017-2021. Doutorado em ecologia e evolução (PhD in Ecology and Evolution). Federal University of Goiás. Goiânia, Brazil. Thesis title: Trait-based ecology of neotropical anurans.
  • 2014-2016. Mestrado em Biodiversidade Animal (Masters in Animal Biodiversity). Federal University of Goias. Goiânia, Brazil.
  • 2012-2013. Exchange undergraduate student. The University of Montana. Missoula, USA. Thesis title: Reproductive modes are associated to climatic niche evolution in Treefrogs (Anura: Hylidae).
  • 2009-2013. Bacharelado  em Ecologia e Análise Ambiental (Bachelors in Ecology and Environmental Analysis). Federal University of Goias. Goiânia, Brazil. Thesis title: Climate Resilience of Brazilian Biomes.


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