M.Sc. 2012 with Tomas Hrbek and Jansen Zuanon
For his Masters, Olavo studied phylogenetic community structuring in fishes of small Amazonian creeks. The project was part of the Igarapes project headed by Jansen Zuanon. Subsequently Olavo was an RA with Albertina Lima at INPA, working on DNA barcoding of frogs. Currently Olavo is a substitute professor in the biology department of UFAM, Coari campus.