M.Sc. 2010 with Jose Alves Gomes and Tomas Hrbek
For his Masters project, Mauro tested the concept of molecular barcoding in a group of taxonomically problematic pimelodid catfishes. Mauro was a M.Sc. student in the joint INPA/UFAM Genetics, Conservation and Evolutionary Biology program, and was advised by Jose Alves-Gomes and co-advised by Tomas Hrbek. Currently, Mauro is a Ph.D. student in Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM).