Ary Gomes da Silva


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  • Organization
    Universidade Vila Velha

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Pollination biology, plant-animal interactions, herbivory, plant breeding biology, plant community ecology, plant populaiton ecology, fruit/seed dispersal

  • Profile Question 1
    When and why did you decide to go into a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    I decided to go into a science career when I was almost a teenager, abou t 11 years old, and I was deleighted with so many things that happend during life evoltion on Earth, and felt a deep necessity of undertanding them, at least at the information level. So, at this first glance, I decided to study hard and becoming a Professor and a Researcher was a consequence of tha firs insight.

  • Profile Question 2
    What lessons have you learned in your career about how science works?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    No matter how big is the knowledge I think I have, there are much, very much more to learn.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Plants are the base for life sustainability on Earth.

  • Availability
    I am NOT available, please temporarily remove me from the available mentor list

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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