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Diversity of Amazonian bryozoans: possible hosts of Myixozoa of the class Malacosporea


Dr. Timothy Wood is Professor Emeritus of Wright State University, Ohio, USA and Associate Researcher of the Department of Life Sciences of the Natural History Museum in London. The researcher is expert in the taxonomy area of Bryozoa, which are invertebrate hosts of Myxozoans of the class Malacosporea. During his visit, Dr. Wood will participate of field work, together with researchers and students from UNIFESP and other University from the Northern Region of Brazil, aiming the catch and analyze of freshwater bryozoans from the Amazon region, to obtain malacosporids, as well as, identification of bryozoans. The researcher will also give lectures at UNIFESP-Diadema and at the Federal University of Western Pará-UFOPA, which is a partner institution in the development of this project. (AU)

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