Brigitte Gavio graduated from the Universitá degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy, in 1996 and got her Ph.D. degree in evolutionary and environmental biology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, La, USA in 2002. Since 2006, she is an Associate Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Since 2007, she has been the Research Dean of the Caribbean branch of the National University of Colombia. Her research interests are seaweeds and seagrass, focused especially on taxonomy, systematics and biogeography of macroalgae, and ecology of seagrass.
Biography Updated on 9 October 2012