Rachel Ferreira

Research Assistant

Scientific profile


For my Hiwi work I will gather functional trait data of all legume species (Fabaceae) in the mimisoid clade.

Scientific career


  • 2016 - 2019 Master of science in Ecology from the University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Master thesis: “Assessing the efficacy of camera trap distance sampling for surveying African tropical forest species” At the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.
  • 2010 - 2015 B.S. in Biological Sciences with emphasis in environmental sciences at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil. Bachelor’s thesis: “Dynamics of the social structure of captive Sapajus flavius at Parque Estadual de Dois Irmãos” Recife, Brazil.


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Deutscher Platz 5e
04103 Leipzig

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