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bio C Joly

Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Carlos Joly got his BSc in Biology at USP (1976), his MSc in Plant Biology at UNICAMP (1979) and his PhD in Botany at the University of St Andrews/UK (1982). During 1993/94 he carried out his post-doc at the Universität Bern.
His main areas of interest are Plant Ecophysiology and Biodiversity Conservation. In these areas, he has trained 38 MSc and/or PhD students, published about 70 papers, and edited/published 9 books among which the series “Biodiversity of the State of São Paulo”, the “Atlas of the Native Vegetation of the State of São Paulo” and the book “Guidelines for Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration in the State of São Paulo”.
As main mentor of the BIOTA/FAPESP Programme, he coordinated planning, setting and the implementation of the programme from 1996 to 2004. In 1999, as coordinator of the BIOTA/FAPESP Programme, he won the Henry Ford Prize for the Year’s Initiative in the Area of Conservation. In 2009, he resumed the Coordination of the Programme, winning the Henry Ford Award again, this time for Conservation Science and Human Resources Training.
At UNICAMP, he is full professor of Plant Ecology since 1998, and since 2005 he is also member of the Executive Council of the Environmental Studies Nucleus/NEPAM, as well as part of the Committee of the multidisciplinary PhD Program on Environment and Society.
In March 2011, he became Director of the Department of Thematic Policies and Programs/DEPPT, in the Secretariat of Policies and Programs in Research and Development/SEPED of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation/ MCTI.

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