Denis V. Andrade

Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil


Denis V. Andrade received the M.S. degree in 1995, and finished his Ph.D. degree in 1998, both in zoology at the University of São Paulo State, campus of Rio Claro, SP, Brazil. Starting in 1997, he has been working at this same institution where, nowadays, he holds the position of Associate Professor in animal physiology at the Zoology Department. His research interest focuses primarily on comparative animal physiology under an ecological and evolutionary framework, particularly in the areas of energy metabolism, feeding and digestion, temperature and thermoregulation, and water balance. Although not taxon restricted, the research program of Dr. Andrade has focused mainly on amphibians and reptiles and, more recently, on birds, and invertebrates. Andrade is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology and Associate Editor for Herpetologica. He has delivered invited lectures in Europe, North and South America and many presentations in national and international meetings. He was involved in the organization of symposia, both national and international, and international courses in animal physiology held in Brazil. Currently, he is the Chairman for the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in biological sciences (zoology) at his home institution.

Biography Updated on 18 August 2013

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