Working languages:
English to Portuguese

Beatriz Baker Méio
ATA-Certified Medical Translator

Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
Local time: 07:43 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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I studied Biology at Universidade de São Paulo and went on to get an M.S. in Ecology from Universidade de Brasília and a PhD in Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.

- English to Portuguese translator certified by the American Translators Association.

- Native speaker of Brazilian Portuguese who has been living in the U.S. for over 12 years


- Experience translating articles from Portuguese to English for publication in international journals in the areas of ecology, botany, zoology, forestry, biochemistry, and pharmacology

- Certificate in English to Portuguese Translation from New York University


- Translation samples available on my website


I have published scientific papers of my own, so I understand the process of scientific publication from firsthand experience. I strive to write technically precise and well-written text, and I have a knack for hunting down the appropriate translation of even the most specialized terms. I do not translate word-for-word, but rather write a text that flows well in the target language, while maintaining the meaning of the source. I specialize in scientific and medical documents, but I can translate any general-purpose text.

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 177
PRO-level pts: 169


Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese95
Portuguese to English74
Top general fields (PRO)
Other43
Medical36
Tech/Engineering24
Art/Literary23
Science20
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical: Pharmaceuticals16
Other16
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)12
Law (general)12
Botany12
Medical (general)11
Computers (general)8
Pts in 18 more flds >

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Keywords: portuguese, english, science, biology, biosciences, ecology, botany, zoology, taxonomy, systematics, biochemistry, forestry, agronomy, animal behavior


Profile last updated
Nov 6, 2018



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