Roosevelt Garcia-Villacorta
  PhD candidate

   Cell and Molecular Plant Biology
   Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences,
   School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
  Royal Botanical Garden of Edinburgh

  20a Inverleith Row
  EH3 5LR


  Peruvian Center for Biodiversity and
  Conservation (PCB & C) - Iquitos, IQT


Research Interests:
Neotropical plant diversity patterns, Plant community phylogenetics, Origin and evolution of the Neotropical flora, Phylogeography and Biogeography of Amazonian plants, Macroecological studies, Plant diversification patterns,traits and ecological opportunities, Conservation of biodiversity processes in the Andes-Amazon region, Vegetation and Ecosystem services mapping.

Previous Host Institutions:
University of Missouri, Saint Louis, (UMSL), USA
Nature & Culture International,(NCI), Peru
Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana, (UNAP), Peru