Ariovaldo A. Giaretta
A Biologist by the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), SP, Brazil.
A Master and a PhD in Biological Sciences by UNICAMP.
At present professor of vertebrate zoology at the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, MG, Brazil.
Researcher of the Brazilian Government Research Agency (CNPq/Zoology).
Post Graduation Advisor at: 1) Comparative Biology (USP) and 2) Animal Biology (UNICAMP).
Research program in Taxonomy (genetics, morphology and bioacoustics) and the interfaces of these with Systematics (patterns and processes micro and macro-evolution).
Frogs (Anura) as model organisms.
Activities also in biodiversity inventories and curation of zoological collections and associated databases.