Volunteer: Maria Bonatelli

Maria is a Biologist from Brazil and she did her Master and PhD degrees at University of São Paulo/ Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (Usp/Esalq). Throughout her academical training she have been working on understanding how microorganisms interact with the world – and among themselves, in different contexts. She is currently a postdoc fellow in Maria Carolina Quecine-Verdi’s lab at Usp/Esalq, Brazil. Her research focus on plant-microbe interaction to improve agricultural practices.

Maria is also very passionate about science communication. She is a scientific journalism specialist from University of Campinas, Brazil. She collaborated with different scicomm projects – from blogs to podcast – and currently she is a member of DivulgaMicro, a project that focus on empowering scientists in scicomm skills.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marial-bonatelli/
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=GX8hiZIAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR
More information about DivulgaMicro: Oliveira et al. 2019 (doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v20i1.1616) or http://divulgamicro.com.br/en/index.html

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