Dr. Ana Luiza Burliga Miranda

Phycologist, Algal Systematist

Rhithron’s phycology team is led by Dr. Ana Luiza Burliga Miranda. Formerly a professor of phycology at the Federal University of Western Para and the University of Vale do Itajai, both in Brazil, Ana has more than 36 years of experience in the systematics and ecology of algae. Her prior accomplishments include postdoctoral research in diatom taxonomy at the University of Colorado. She has authored several papers on the systematics of South American diatoms.