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born in São Paulo, Brazil, September 1st, 1988

currently working at Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 

159 Sapsucker Woods Rd., Ithaca, NY, USA 14850

glaucia.ornito@gmail.com

Education

2022current | Edward Rose Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University 

2015–2022    | PhD, Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University

2011–2013    | Master of Science, Zoology, University of São Paulo

2007–2010    | Bachelor’s degree, Biological Sciences, University of São Paulo

2007–2010    | Bachelor's degree, Science Educatio, University of São Paulo

Publications

2021  |    Del-Rio G, Rego MA, Whitney BM, Schunck F, Silveira LF, Faircloth BC, Brumfield RT. Displaced clines in an avian hybrid zone (Thamnophilidae: Rhegmatorhina) within an Amazonian interfluveEvolution. 76(3), p. 455-475

2021  |    Del-Rio G, Mutchler MJ, Costa B, Hiller AE, Lima G, Matinata B, Salter JF, Silveira LF, Rego MA, Schmitt D. Birds of the Juruá River: extensive várzea forest as a barrier to terra firme birds.  Journal of Ornithology. 162, p. 565–577

2021  |    Musher LJ, Giakoumis M, Albert J, Del-Rio G, Rego M, Thom G, Aleixo A, Ribas C, Brumfield RT, Smith BT, Cracraft J. River network rearrangements promote speciation in lowland Amazonian birds. Science Advances. 8(14) doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abn1099.

2021  |    Slobodian V, Soares KDA, Falaschi RL, Prado LR, Camelier P, Guedes TB, Leal LC, Hsiou AS, Del-Rio G, Costa ER, Pereira KRC, D’Angiolella ABD, Sousa AS, Diele-Viegas LM. Why we shouldn’t blame women for gender disparity in academia: perspectives of women in zoologyZoologia. 38, p. 1-9

2020  |    Feng S, Stiller J, […], Del-Rio G et al. Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics. Nature. 587, p. 252-257

2017  |    Del-Rio G, Rego MA, Silveira LF, Itoh A. Plant Invasion: another threat to the São Paulo Marsh Antwren (Formicivora paludicola), a species on the verge of extinction. PloSOne. 12(12), p. e0189465

2017  |    Tonnetti V, Bocalini F, Silveira LF, Del-Rio GTaxonomy and systematics of the Yellow-green Grosbeak Caryothraustes canadensis (Passeriformes: Cardinalidae). Brazilian Journal of Ornithology. 25(3), p. 176-189

2017  |    Del-Rio G. Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil the Atlantic Forest of Southeast Brazil, including São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (book review). Journal of Field Ornithology. 88(1), p. 94-  95

2017  |    Costa TVV, Piacentini VQ, Oliveira DMM, Schunck F, Whitney BM, Rego MA, Rubio TC, Oliveira F, Freitas B, Del-Rio G, Seeholzer GF, Harvey MG, Terrill RS, Correa AG, Arantes F, Silveira LF. New records of the enigmatic Clytoctantes atrogularis (Thamnophilidae) in Amazonian Brazil, with remarks on plumage, natural history, and distribution. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 129(1), p. 1-12

2016  |    Del-Rio G, Silveira LF. Remarks on the Natural History of São Paulo Marsh Antwren (Formicivora paludicola)Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 128 (2), p. 445-448

2015  |    Del-Rio G, Rego MA, Silveira LF. A multiscale approach indicates a severe reduction in Atlantic Forest wetlands and highlights that São Paulo Marsh Antwren is on the brink of extinctionPloSOne. 10, p. e0121315

2015  |   De Camargo C, Gibbs HL, Costa MC, Del-Rio G, Silveira LF, Wasko AP, Francisco MR. Marshes as mountain tops: genetic analyses of the Critically Endangered São Paulo Marsh Antwren (Aves: Thamnophilidae). PloSOne.10(10), p. e0140145

2015  |   De Camargo C, Costa MC, Del-Rio G, Gibbs HL, Glenn TC, Bagal U, Silveira LF, Wasko AP, Francisco MR. Novel and cross-amplified microsatellite loci for the critically endangered São Paulo Marsh Antwren Formicivora paludicola (Aves: Thamnophilidae)Conservation Genetics Resource. 7, p. 129

2015  |    Cavarzere V, Del-Rio G, Schunck F, Piacentini VQ, Rego MA, Somenzari M, Silveira LF. Wintering Sporophila seedeaters in an Amazonian Cerrado ecotone in central BrazilCotinga. 37, p. 57

2014  |    Rego MA, Del-Rio G, Silveira LF. A taxonomic review of Picumnus exilis (Aves: Picidae) reveals an underestimation of Piculet species diversity in South AmericaJournal of Ornithology. 155, p. 853-867

2014  |   Marcondes RS, Del-Rio G, Rego MA, Silveira LF.Geographic and seasonal distribution of a little known Brazilian endemic rail inferred from occurrence records and ecological niche modelingWilson Journal of Ornithology.126, p. 663-672

2013  |   Del-Rio G, Silveira LF, Cavarzere V, Rego MA. A taxonomic review of the Golden-green Woodpecker, Piculus chrysochloros (Aves: Picidae) reveals the existence of six valid taxaZootaxa. 3626, p. 531-542

Honors and Awards

2022 | Edward W. Rose Postdoctoral Fellowship

2021 | SEC Emerging Scholar Program

2021 | Wilson Ornithological Society, Jed Burtt Undergraduate Mentoring Grant 

2020 | American Ornithological Society Award best oral presentation

2019 | Wilson Ornithological Society Graduate Student Research Award

2019 | LSU T. Vinton Holmes Ornithology Award 

2019 | American Ornithological Society Travel Award

2018 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Outstanding Graduate Student

2018 | Society of Systematic Biologists Graduate Student Research Award

2018 | Brazilian Ornithology Meeting best oral presentation

2018 | Sir Charles Blois Explorer Award by the Scientific Exploration Society 

2018 | American Museum of Natural History Chapman Memorial Fund Grant 

2016 | American Association of University Women, International Student Fellowship 

2016 | LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship 

2015 | Science Without Borders Fellowship PhD 

2014 | Cooper Ornithological Society Mewaldt-King Student Research Award 

2012 | São Paulo Research Foundation Fellowship (FAPESP) master’s degree 

2012 | Brazilian Ornithology Meeting best oral presentation graduate student

2011 | Brazilian Ornithology Meeting best oral presentation undergraduate student

2009 | São Paulo Research Foundation Fellowship (FAPESP) undergraduate research

Field Work

2019 | LSU Emilie Snethlage Women Expedition, Amazonas Brazil 35 days – expedition leader

2018 | LSU Collecting Expedition, Manicoré, Amazonas, Brazil 40 days

2017 | LSU Collecting Expedition, Apuí, Amazonas, Brazil 22 days – expedition leader 

2016 | LSU Collecting Expedition, Colniza, Mato Grosso, Brazil 40 days – expedition leader

2015 | INPA Bird banding workshop, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil 7 days

2014 | MZUSP Bird banding, monitoring and collecting, Abunã, Rondônia, Brazil 30 days

2014 | Bird monitoring, São Simão, Goiás, Brazil 20 days

2014 | MZUSP Collecting Expedition, Santana do Araguaia, Pará, Brazil 30 days – expedition leader

2013 | LSU Collecting Expedition, Sucunduri, Amazonas, Brazil 30 days

2012 | MZUSP Collecting Expedition, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil 10 days

2012 | MZUSP Bird banding, monitoring and collecting, Abunã, Rondônia, Brazil 30 days

2012 | LSU Collecting Expedition, Sucunduri, Amazonas, Brazil 30 days

2012 | Bird monitoring “Ecology of Formicivora paludicola  project” ~260 days – expedition leader

2011 | Bird monitoring and banding, Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil 15 days

2011 | MZUSP Bird banding, monitoring and collecting, Abunã, Rondônia, Brazil 30 days

2011 | Fauna Forever banding workshop, Puerto Maldonado, Peru 15 days

2010 | MZUSP Collecting Expedition, Matina, Bahia, Brazil 20 days

2010 | Field volunteer at project “Breeding Biology of Lear’s Macaw”, Bahia, Brazil 30 days

2010 | MZUSP Bird banding, monitoring and collecting, Abunã, Rondônia, Brazil 30 days

2010 | MZUSP Collecting Expedition, Santana do Araguaia, Pará, Brazil 30 days

2009 | MZUSP Collecting Expedition, Santana do Araguaia, Pará, Brazil 30 days

Teaching Experience

20192021 | Teaching assistantship, Biology Laboratory for Science Majors, Louisiana State University

                                      

20192019 | Invited lecturer, Evolution, Louisiana State University

2018–2018 | Invited lecturer at Genomics workshop, Brazilian Ornithology Meeting

2015–2015 | Invited lecturer, Genetics, Louisiana State University

20152016 | Teaching assistantship, Genetics, Louisiana State University

2015–2015 | Invited instructor, IV INPA Bird Banding Workshop

20142015 | Teaching assistantship, R Language for Statistics, University of São Paulo

2014–2014 | Invited lecturer, Ornithology, University of São Paulo

20132014 | Teaching assistantship, Ornithology, University of São Paulo

Laboratory, Computational and Curatorial Experience

2019–2021 | Curatorial assistantship at LSU Museum of Natural Science Genetic resources collection

2015–2021 | Genomic libraries whole-genome resequencing, UCEs, RADseq 

2015–2021 | Preparation of bird scientific specimens taxidermized ~600 birds

2012–2021 | Bioinformatics: R, Python, command line bwa, bedtools, GATK, plink, Phyluce, STACKS

2009–2014 | Curatorial assistantship at Museum of Zoology of University of São Paulo  Bird and genetic resources collections

Mentoring Experience

2019–2021 | Marquette Mutchler – B.S. Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University

2017–2019 | Ashley Schoonmaker – B.S. Computer Science and B.S. Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University

20172018 | Layse Albuquerque and Daniele Mariz – Visiting students at Louisiana State University

Journal Reviewer

Systematic Biology, Evolution, Journal of Heredity, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Ornithology, Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Journal of Field Ornithology, Brazilian Journal of Ornithology, Tropical Conservation Science, Check List the journal of biodiversity data, Bird Conservation International, Biota Neotropical

Conferences and Presentations

2021 | Congresso Latino Americano de Evolución oral presentation (symposium)

2021 | American Ornithological Society oral presentation (symposium)

2021 | Brazilian Ornithological Meeting invited keynote speaker

2021 | Society for the Study of Evolution Meeting

2020 | North American Ornithological Conference oral presentation (best presentation award)

2019 | American Ornithological Society Meeting oral presentation

2018 | 25th Brazilian Ornithological Congress oral presentation (best presentation award)

2015 | 10th Neotropical Ornithological Congress oral presentation

2015 | Society for the Study of Evolution Meeting 

2014 | 21st Brazilian Ornithological Congress oral presentation

2012 | 19th Brazilian Ornithological Congress oral presentation (best presentation award)

2011 | 18th Brazilian Ornithological Congress oral presentation (best presentation award)

2011 | 9th Neotropical Ornithological Congress oral presentation

2010 | 25th International Ornithological Congress

2009 | 17th Brazilian Ornithological Congress

Outreach

2021 | LSU College of Science, Science and Spirits event, showcase museum activities for donors

 

2021 | West Chester Bird Club, talk about the Emilie Snethlage Expedition

2021 | Avistar Brazil, Women in Science and a tribute to Emilie Snethlage round table

2021 | Delaware Valley Ornithological Club, talk about the Emilie Snethlage Expedition

2021 | UFBA Symposium of Neotropical Zoology 

2020 | Federal University of Pernambuco, talk at Seminar Series, the Rhegmatorhina hybrid zone

2020 | Federal University of Ceará, talk at Seminar Series, the Rhegmatorhina hybrid zone

2019 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Night at the Museum

2019 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Girls in STEM event

2019 | Avistar Brazil, talk about Emilie Snethlage Expedition

2018 | LSU Museum of Natural Science 6th graders and Science

2018 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Night at the Museum

2017 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Special Saturday

2016 | LSU Museum of Natural Science Special Saturday

2015 | LSU Geaux Science, event to get undergraduate students interested in Science Majors

2015 | Butanta Bird Observatory, talk about the Woodpeckers family

2015 | Avistar Manaus, talk about predictive morphology in birds

2014 | Avistar Brazil, talk about the São Paulo Marsh Antwren

2013 | Avistar Brazil, talk about the Puffbirds family

2012 | Museum of Zoology of University of São Paulo, talk at Seminar Series, Urban Birds

2012 | Avistar Brazil, talk about the Woodpeckers family

2010 | Organization of the Biological Sciences Meeting, University of São Paulo

Memberships

20172021 | American Ornithological Society

20182019 | Society of Scientific Exploration

20162020 | American Genetic Association

20162021 | Society of Systematic Biologists

20152021 | Society for the Study of Evolution

20152018 | American Association of University Women

20142021 | Wilson Ornithological Society

20102019 | Brazilian Ornithological Society 

Workshops

 

2021 | Interactive High Performance Computers via the web, Louisiana State University

2021 | SEC Emerging Scholars Program 

2020 | High Performance Computers II, Louisiana State University

2018 | High Performance Computers, Louisiana State University

2019 | SLIM workshop, population genetics simulation, Cornell University

2015 | Bird banding, molting and ageing, INPA

2013 | Ecological Niche Modeling, IPE, Institute of Ecological Research

2012 | R language and computation for Biologists, University of São Paulo

2011 | Bird banding, molting and ageing, CORBID

2011 | Bird survival and breeding success in the field, Brazilian Ornithological Society

2010 | Bioacoustics for Ornithology, Brazilian Ornithological Society