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Paulo S. Oliveira - State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil

Paulo S. Oliveira
State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil

Paulo Oliveira is Professor of Ecology at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil. He completed a BSc in Ecology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) anda PhD in BIology at Unicamp. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard and the University of Würzburg. Paulo Oliveira’s research is on the natural history, ecology and behavior of tropical ants, with a focus on ant-plant-herbivore interactions. By frequently foraging on the plant surface, ants have a major effect on shaping the life of herbivores. Paulo has published over 100 scientific papers on these questions. He has also co-autored 11 book chapters and three books on the Ecology and Evolution of Ant-Plant Interactions.