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This is us, the LACA section at the ICCB 2013 @ Baltimore

 


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Rurik is LACA's President. Location:

He is Mexican and his current possition is Professor "C" and Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Lerma.

PAST

  • B. Sci. on biology from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa.
  • Diploma on Management of Endangered Species from the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and the University of Kent at Canterbury, England.
  • D. Phil. from the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

Want to know more about Rurik? Click HERE to read his bio in English. Da click AQUI para leer su bio en español.


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Anthony is LACA's Chief Financial Officer. Location:

He's current possition is Doctoral Research Fellow & Fulbright Scholar at Texas Tech University. He is also Executive Director & Founder of S.P.E.C.I.E.S. (Society for the Preservation of Endangered Carnivores & their International Ecological Study) and President & Founder, LifeScape International.

PAST

  • B.S.c, (Honors), Biology (Zoology), Long Island University, Southampton College.
  • B.S.c. (Honors), Environmental Science (Biology), Long Island University, Southampton College.
  • M.Sc., Conservation Biology & Applied Ecology, University of Maryland, Frostburg State University.

Want to know more about Anthony? Click HERE to read his bio in English.


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Ana Luz is LACA's Director of Education. Location:

She is Uruguayan and her current possition is Associate Director on Capacity Development and Project Director within The Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners at the National Museum of Natural History.

PAST

  • Ph.D.,Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Columbia University, N.Y.
  • Certificate in Environmental Policy, Columbia University, N.Y.
  • M.A., Columbia University, N.Y.
  • Licenciatura en Ciencias Biológicas (B.Sc.), Universidad de la República, Facultad de Ciencias, Uruguay.

Want to know more about Ana Luz? Click HERE to read her bio in English.


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Luis is LACA's Director of Membership and Programs. Location:

He's current possition is Head of Conservation, Cuban Botanical Society and founder of the "¡Planta!" initiative.

PAST

  • M.Sc. in Botany, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana Cuba.
  • B.S.c. in Biology. Faculty of Biology, University of Havana, Cuba.
  • International Diploma in Plant Conservation Strategies. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Univerisity of Cambridge.
  • Assistant Professor, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana, Cuba.
  • PhD. University of Havana, Cuba.
  • Junior Associate, Cuban Academy of Sciences.

Want to know more about Luis? Click HERE to read his bio in English.


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Karla is LACA's Secretary. Location:

She is Mexican and her current possition is Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Lerma.

PAST

  • B.S. in Biology from the Universdad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico.
  • PhD in Natural Resources and Wildlife Management from the University of Arizona.

Want to know more about Karla? Click HERE to read her bio in English. Da click AQUI para leer su bio en español.


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Carolina is LACA's Director of Chapters. Location: (From June through November 2014 she'll be in Oldenburg, Germany).

She is Bolivian and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Biology (Botany) at Concepción University, Chile

PAST

    B.S. in Biology,  Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia.

Want to know more about Carolina? Click HERE to read her bio in English.


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Olivier is LACA's President Elect. Location:

He's current possition is Executive Director at the Tropical Science Center (Costa Rica) and Co-Director of the Great Green Macaw Research and Conservation Project.

PAST

  • Bachelors in Arts (Université de Lausanne).
  • Masters in Project Management (University for International Cooperation).
  • PhD in Natural Sciences for Sustainable Development (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica).

Want to know more about Olivier? Click HERE to read his bio in English.


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Sandra is LACA's Director of Communications. Location:

She's Mexican and her current possition is Post-Doc Research Fellow at the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa.

PAST

  • B.S.c., Biology (Zoology), Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • M.Sc., Biology (Ecology), Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • PhD., Sciences (Environmental Ecology), Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

Want to know more about Sandra? Click HERE to read her bio in English. Da click AQUI para leer su bio en español. Visit her WEBSITE.


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Clinton is LACA's Director of Nominations. Location:

His current position is Professor Visitante at the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) and he is Vice President of the non-profit SavingSpecies.

PAST

  • B.S., Biology, East Tennessee State University
  • Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee

Want to know more about Clinton? Click HERE to read his bio in Portuguese. Visit his WEBSITE .


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Eduardo is LACA's Member-at-Large. Location:

His current position is PhD., Sciences (Environmental Ecology) student; Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

PAST

  •     B.S.c., Biology, Querétaro State University, Mexico

Want to know more about Eduardo? Click HERE to read his bio in English.