(Advisor: Patricia Schneider)
Louise Neiva Perez received her BA degree in Biological Sciences at Centro Universitário do Estado do Pará (CESUPA, 2012). She was a master student in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA, 2015). While as a master student, she won best poster presentation award during the “VI International Symposium of Developmental Biology” (Paraty, RJ, Brazil, 2013) and best oral presentation award during the “II Symposium of morphophysiology of Amazon – UFPa, Brazil” (2014) for her work on eye development and gene expression on larvae of the four-eyed fish Anableps anableps. Currently, Louise is a PhD. Student in the Graduate Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology at UFPa working on “The genetic basis of the pigmentation pattern in primates of the new world, Alouatta belzebul, A. caraya e A. Seniculus”. In a broad sense she is interested in pigmentation of vertebrates.