OUR TEAM

Aline M. Ghilardi

Prof. Ghilardi graduated in Biological Sciences at the UFSCar and got her Master's Degree in Ecology and Natural Resources from the same institution. She got her PhD in Geosciences in 2015 at the UFRJ. She lectured  as a Substitute Professor at the UFPE between 2016/17. She is now an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Geology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). She is also a research fellow at the Sociedade de História Natural, Portugal, and at the Laboratório de Paleoecologia e Paleoicnologia, UFSCar, Brazil. She is the Chief Investigator of the DINO lab, UFRN, where she develops her projects with ichnofossils and fossilized tissues in tetrapods (especially archosaurs).

TITO aURELIANO

He graduated in Geology at the UFPE and is concluding his MSc in Geosciences at the Unicamp. Nowadays, he integrates the DINO lab's team as a researcher. He is also a research fellow at the Sociedade de História Natural, Portugal, and at the Laboratório de Paleoecologia e Paleoicnologia, UFSCar, Brazil. His research focus is in petrography, paleohistology, and morphometry of dinosaur fossils and other tetrapods.

Postgraduates

Gabriel L. Gomes

Gabriel is a Scientific illustrator graduated in Biological Sciences by UNEB/DEDC Campus X (2018), Ph.D. candidate at the Postgraduate Program in Anatomy of Domestic and Wild Animals (POSANATO), FMVZ/USP, with a partnership with the DINOlab-UFRN. He dedicates his research to the descriptive study of bone microarchitecture details, ontogeny, and skeletochronology of the sperm whale. He has experience in rescue and rehabilitation of marine fauna (dolphins, whales, manatees, and sea turtles). He is a researcher at the Amares Institute, in São Luís-MA, Eastern Amazon, and develops environmental education activities for the conservation of marine biodiversity with an inclusive approach for people with disabilities, using assistive technologies and 2D and 3D imaging resources.

Undergraduate volunteers

DINO lab - Dinosaur Ichnology and Osteohistology Laboratory

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