Vítor Q. Piacentini

Vítor Q. Piacentini

Professor Adjunto

Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso

I am an adjunct professor at the Dept. of Biology and Zoology, and professor/advisor in the Postgraduate Program in Zoology, both at the Institute of Biosciences of the Federal University of Mato Grosso, where I am also the curator of the institution’s Ornithology Collection.

Additionally, I am the chair of the Brazilian Ornithological Records Committee; member of the deliberative council of the Brazilian Ornithological Society (2020-2023), of which I am also former secretary (2005-2007); member of the Working Group on Avian Nomenclature (WGAN) of the International Ornithologists’s Union; technical advisor on nomenclature for the South American Checklist Committee (SACC) of the American Ornithological Society (of which I am an Elective member); and research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA).

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  • Ornithology (Neotropical)
  • Taxonomy & Nomenclature
  • Biogeography
  • Evolution
  • PhD in Zoology, 2011

    Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

  • MSc in Ecology & Conservation, 2006

    Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR)

  • BSc in Biological Science, 2003

    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)