Cassio van den Berg

BEng, MSc, PhD
Full Professor; Head - Plant Molecular Systematics Laboratory

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  • Aug 2010
    Molecular phylogenetics of Encyclia and revision of the Brazilian species. Amount: 55000,00
    Grant
  • Mar 2010
    Integrated studies in Laeliinae. II. Population genetics with micro satellites. Amount: USD 40,000
    Grant
  • Dec 2009
    PRONEX - Nucleus for studying Molecular Systematics and Variability of Plants and Fungi. Amount: USD 950,000
    Grant

About

I am currently interested in plant phylogeny and population genetics of plants and their interface with evolution, phylogeography, and plant morphology as quantified by plant morphometrics. Currently PI of a molecular biology laboratory in the topics above, with emphasis in Orchids, but also other relevant groups for understanding the evolution of the eastern Brazilian biota and Neotropical biogeography.

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