M.Sc. 2008 with Izeni Farias
For her Masters thesis Valeria performed a population genetic analysis of Prochilodus nigricans sampled form throughout the Amazon and Araguaia-Tocantins basins. Valeria obtained her M.Sc. degree from the Fisheries Engineering program of UFAM and was advised by Izeni Farias. After being a research assistant in the LEGAL laboratory, Valeria has started her Ph.D. in the BioNorte graduate program. Valeria is also a successful owner, together with her siblings, of a driving school.