Instructor: Joćo Araujo

Joćo Araujo
Joćo Araujo is the Assistant Curator of Mycology, Institute of Systematic Botany at the New York Botanical Garden. Joao's research interest is related to insect-associated fungi, the taxonomy, systematics and evolutionary ecology.

He's currently working on the diversity and evolution of Japanese, Amazonian and African entomopathogenic fungi. His typical approach is to combine fundamental taxonomic science with natural history, field work, evolutionary biology, microscopy and photography.

Classes by this instructor

Ants are ubiquitous organisms, commonly found throughout tropical forests worldwide,and estimated to comprise 4x the biomass of all vertebrates on Earth combined. Such dominance, not surprisingly, exposes ants to a range of pathogens-especially fungal parasites. Among those are Ophiocordyceps, the more...
234BOT241 06/09 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Araujo