The So Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), within the scope of the BIOTA-FAPESP Program, invites to the International Symposium


July 12 – 2019 – 8h30 to 17h30
FAPESP – Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa – So Paulo

In this symposium young and renowned scientists will present novel data on biogeography, climatology, geology, ecology and evolution of the Atlantic forest biota. This data is unveiling the complexity of this biodiversity hotspot.


Event free of charge | Limited registration


8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Opening Remarks
9:10 am

Luciano Verdade, University of So Paulo (USP) and BIOTA-FAPESPDownload


9:40 am

Cristina Y. Miyaki, University of So Paulo (USP)Download

Dimensions US-BIOTA-So Paulo: A multidisciplinary framework for biodiversity prediction in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest hotspot

10:00 am

Lucas Bacci, University of Campinas (Unicamp)Download

Assembling the Atlantic Forest puzzle: an Oligocene north/south split, local radiations and conserved climatic niches in Bertolonia (Melastomataceae)

10:30 am

Camila Marques, Federal University of So Paulo (UNIFESP)Download

Population genomics and historical demography of a montane Atlantic forest bird community: a refuge hypothesis test

11:00 am

Roberta Damasceno, University of So Paulo (USP)Download

Divergence at the edges: historical demography and mitochondrial capture between sister species

11:30 am

Paula Rodrguez-Zorro, University of Montpellier (France)Download

Atlantic forest responses to climate changes during the last two glacial-interglacial cycles in Southeastern Brazil

12:00 am Lunch Break (restaurants around FAPESP)
1:00 pm

Mariana Vasconcellos, City University of New York (CUNY) & New York BotanicalDownload

Garden Evaluating the impact of past climate changes and Pre-Columbian humans in the Araucaria forest of southern Brazil

1:30 pm

Ellen Peres and Ricardo Pinto da Rocha, University of So Paulo (USP)Download

Deep signature of historical events in the Atlantic Forest: insights from arachnid order Opiliones

2:00 pm

Karina Lucas da Silva-Brando, Federal University of ABC (UFABC)Download

Glimpsing patterns of genetic variation in butterflies

2:30 pm

Stefano Crivellari and Cristiano Mazur Chiessi, University of So Paulo (USP)

Forcings of Atlantic Forest dynamics during the late Quaternary: A view from the ocean

3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm

Andrea Paz, City University of New York (CUNY)Download

Mapping diversity and its environmental correlates in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

4:00 pm
Marcelo Reginato and Fabin Michelangeli, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRS) and City University of New York (CUNY) & New York Botanical GardenDownload
4:30 pm

Ana C. Carnaval, City University of New York (CUNY)Download

Closing remarks

Official language: English (Simultaneous translation will not be provided)

Information: (11) 3838-4394 /

Parking suggestions: Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89 | Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320 | Rua So Gualter, 151

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