The dates and times are on UTC/GMT–4 (CLICK HERE)
All invited talks will be given on Zoom.
Whenever possible, we will record and broadcast that talk on our YouTube channel.
Poster sessions will last 1 hour each and will happen on Discord.
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Opening remarks, the Gender and Diversity in STEAMM (Part 1) symposium, and poster session #1 (Inclusion and Paleobiodiversity)
Openning remarks and organization notes
Professor Corrie Moreau, Ph.D.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion: an everyone issue
Luisa Maria Diele Viegas, P.h.D
Possible paths to a more diverse and inclusive STEAMM
Hugo Caicedo, Ph.D.
Surfacing anti-Black science and building antiracist teams
Brigitte Baptiste, Ph.D.
Canceled. A video presentation may be provided later.
Professor Leticia Oliveira, Ph.D.
The implicit bias and gender inequalities in science
Poster session #1
First virtual poster session on Discord. Theme: Inclusion + Paleobiodiversity
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
2. Paleobiodiversity and evolution
Adriana Mancuso, Ph.D.
Is there evidence of the link between Triassic climatic and biotic events in western Gondwana?
Juan Carrillo, Ph.D.
Diversification and dispersal dynamics of mammals during the Great American Biotic Interchange
Professor Annie Schmaltz Hsiou, Ph.D.
An overview of the tetrapod fauna from the Miocene of the Southwestern Brazilian Amazonia
Andrea Sanchez Meseguer, Ph.D.
Ancient tropical extinctions contributed to the latitudinal diversity gradient
Thomas Püschel, Ph.D.
Virtual palaeoprimatology: Assessing ecomorphological questions in extinct anthropoids using the morpho-functional toolkit
Professor Aline Ghilardi, Ph.D.
How a sick dinosaur revealed the oldest known blood-borne parasitic infection
Poster session #2
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
3. The new era of Biogeography
Isabel Sanmartín Bastida, Ph.D.
Bridging the micro and macroevolutionary levels in biogeography: different processes, similar patterns and new advances to integrate them
Nicholas Joseph Matzke, Ph.D.
Statistical comparison of DEC and DEC+J is statistically valid; and, a path towards more statistical sophistication and realism in phylogenetic biogeography
Professor Lucia G. Lohmann, Ph.D.
The origin and evolution of the Amazonian Biota
Pavel Fortunato Matos Maravi, Ph.D.
Historical biogeography of Neotropical butterflies: Understanding how species diversity assemble over time and across regions
Fabricio Villalobos, Ph.D.
Species fields: an evolutionary macroecology approach to study biodiversity patterns
Melisa Sanchez Herrera, Ph.D.
Following the footsteps and phylogeographic history of a highly polymorphic damselfly (Polythoridae: Odonata)