Augusto Cesar was born in Campinas, SP, Brazil, in 1965. Cesar graduated with a thesis on biological sciences with emphasis on marine biology from Santa Cecília University, Santos, SP, Brazil, in 1990. He obtained his Ph.D. degree (Summa cum Laude) from Murcia University (UM), Murcia, Spain, in 2003 and received two postdoctoral fellowships in the research area of ecotoxicology from Cádiz University, Cádiz, Spain (2004 and 2007). He works currently as a Researcher and Ad Hoc Evaluator at the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq/MEC-BR). He founded the Ecotoxicology Laboratory in Santa Cecilia University, UNISANTA, where he presently teaches and coordinates the M.S. degree program on sustainability of coastal and marine ecosystems. Recently, in 2011, he was incorporated in the group of professors in charge of the constitution of the Marine Institute of the Federal University of São Paulo, IMar-UNIFESP. He has more than 20 years of experience in aquatic ecotoxicology, ecology, marine biology, and environmental assessment.
Biography Updated on 3 October 2012