Graduated from Biology in 2009 (bachelor’s degree) and 2010 (licentiate degree) by USP (São Paulo, Brazil). Master in Zoology, also by USP, in 2011. Has experience with the phylum Mollusca (especially with the order Pulmonata), both fossil and recent, in the areas of Taxonomy and Paleontology, and with the taxon Dinosauria (including Paraves), in the area Paleoecology. He also has experience with the curatorship of fossil and recent mollusk collections. He is currently a PhD student in the University of Tübingen, Germany.