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Diversity and phylogeny of the Laurencia complex (Rhodophyta) in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean

Grant number: 16/19590-0
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: February 01, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Botany - Plant Taxonomy
Principal Investigator:Valéria Cassano
Grantee:Valéria Cassano
Visiting researcher: Claudia Maria Ligia Collado Vides
Visiting researcher institution: Florida International University (FIU), United States
Host Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This proposal aims at the inclusion of Professor Dr. Ligia Collado-Vides, specialist in ecology of marine macroalgae in tropical ecosystems, Florida International University (FIU), Miami, USA, as Visiting Researcher at the Laboratory of Marine Algae (LAM) of the Department of Botany, University of São Paulo (USP) and at the Center for Research in Phycology, Institute of Botany (IBt-SP). The scientific activities proposed are linked to the study of diversity, ecology and phylogeny of a group of red seaweeds - the Laurencia complex - of economic and ecological relevance. The researcher will also contribute as a collaborator in teaching activities in undergraduate and Graduate Program of the Institute of Biosciences of USP and IBt. (AU)

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COLLADO-VIDES, LIGIA; CASSANO, VALERIA; DO NASCIMENTO SANTOS, GABRIEL; SENTIES, ABEL; FUJII, MUTUE T.. Molecular and morphological characterization of Laurencia intricata and Laurenciella mayaimii sp. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in South Florida, USA. PHYCOLOGIA, v. 57, n. 3, p. 287-297, . (16/19590-0)
COLLADO-VIDES, LIGIA; DURAN, ALAIN; ARMENIS, ELIZABETH; CASSANO, VALERIA; BURKEPILE, DERON; SHANTZ, ANDREW A.; PALMA, LAURA; DIAZ-LARREA, JHOANA; SENTIES, ABEL; FUJII, MUTUE TOYOTA. Seasonal recruitment and survival strategies of Palisada cervicornis comb. nov (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in coral reefs. JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, v. 53, n. 5, p. 1087-1096, . (16/19590-0)

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