Teaching & Outreach

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. –Louis Pasteur

Illuminating our understanding of nature, that’s what it’s about. –Peter A. Lawrence

Core teaching

University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

To get access to the lab tutorials please click the following links:

1) R-Intro

2) Introduction to Phylogenies and the Comparative Method

3) Large Scale Biodiversity Patterns

4) Introduction to Infectious Diseases

5) Measuring Phylogenetic Diversity within Communities

6) Ecological Niche Models and Species Distributions

7) Using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data to Predict Biodiversity

Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil

Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Aditional teaching


Everything should be made simple as possible, but not simpler. –Albert Einstein

Diversifying Biodiversity Science
YouTube video of the round table entitled “Diversifying Biodiversity Science” under the RCN: Cross-Scale Processes Impacting Biodiversity collaborative project, in which several panelists were invited to talk about their experiences regarding the inequalities in biodiversity science and how they are working to make our work more inclusive.

IUCN Red List reviewer
Expert reviewer for the 2020 Red List of birds (eastern South America).

Spanish reviewer
Spanish-language reviewer for The American Naturalist. The aim is helping The American Naturalist to expand the communications reach of the world-class science that nonnative english speakers produce.

Market Science
Market Science is a science communication and outreach program within the College of Biological Sciences–University of Minnesota–that’s been working to spread science to the community and the State of Minnesota since 2013.