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Vinicius S. Ferreira, M.Sc.

Curriculum vitae (August 2020)

Education

2016 – current – Ph.D in Biology. Montana State University. Advisor: Michael A. Ivie

2012 – 2014 – M.Sc., Systematics, Animal Taxonomy and Biodiversity. Universidade de São Paulo, Museu de Zoologia. Advisor: Cleide Costa

2008 – 2011 – B.S., Biological Sciences. Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul. Advisor: Ubirajara R. Martins de Souza

Selected Professional Appointments

2016 – current – Assistant Curator – Montana State University, Montana Entomology Collection, Bozeman, MT, US.

2015 – 2015 – Biodiversity Information Specialist – United Nations Development Program in Brazil/ SiBBr – Sistema de Informação da Biodiversidade Brasileira, the Brazilian node of GBIF, Brasília, DF, Brazil.

Teaching Experience

2020 – Graduate Teaching Assistant –Principles of Biological Diversity BIOB 170IN (Upcoming Fall semester). – Montana State University.

2020 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Insect Morphology ENTO 525 (Spring semester). – Montana State University.

2019 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Evolution for Environmental Scientists ENSC260 (Spring). – Montana State University.

2018 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Evolution for Environmental Scientists ENSC260 (Spring semester). – Montana State University.

2019 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Introduction to Entomology BIOO262 (Fall semester). – Montana State University.

2018 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Introduction to Entomology BIOO262 (Fall semester). – Montana State University.

2017 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Introduction to Entomology BIOO262 (Fall semester). – Montana State University.

2017 – Graduate Teaching Assistant – Insect Identification BIO465 (Spring semester). – Montana State University.

2012 – Science Teacher for Junior High School – Colégio Alexandria.

2009 – Undergraduate Teaching assistant – Invertebrates Zoology. Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul.

Scholarships

2016 – Doctoral scholarship for 4 years by CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development), Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil – US$130,000

2012 – Master of Science scholarship for 2 years by CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel), Ministry of Education, Brazil – $12,000

2009 – 2010 – Undergraduate research scholarship with the project “Curatorship of the Zoological Invertebrate Teaching Collection of Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul” – US$1,000

Grants and Awards

2019 – Graduate Professional Advancement Grant. Montana State University – US$500

2019 – College of Agriculture Student Scholar Travel Award. Montana State University – US$500

2019 – Graduate School Travel award. Montana State University –  US$1.200

2018 – Science as Art Contest for MSU College of Ag Students. Montana State University – US$200

2018 –The Ernst Mayr Travel Grants in Animal Systematics. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University – US$1.175

2017 – Graduate School Travel award. Montana State University –  US$550

2017– Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity (SysEB) Student Research Travel Award. Entomological Society of America – US$1,500

2017 – Montana Institute on Ecosystems Graduate Enhancement Funding – US$500

2016 – The Idea Wild Award –US$800

2016 – Graduate School Travel award. Montana State University –  US$322

2016 – Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology department travel award. Montana State University – US$500

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