Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese

Andrea Steiner
Also a biologist w/ master's degree

Brazil
Local time: 22:31 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: English Native in English, Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Bio
Education:
- Bachelor's degree in biological sciences (UFRPE, 2003 - Recife/PE, Brazil)
- Master's degree in zoology (UFPB, 2005 - João Pessoa/PB), Brazil
- Doctoral student in political sciences/environmental international policy (UFPE, Recife/PE, Brazil)

I have translated over 120 scientific papers in several biology-related areas, especially botany, ethnobotany, mycology, and coral reef ecology. Below are some titles of papers I have translated from Portuguese to English:

-A PCR-based method for fetal sex determination using ovine amniotic fluid
-Anuran Reproductive Modes in an Inhospitable Brazilian Biome
-Can appearance affect the use of plants by local people in tropical forests?
-Cnidarians and other benthic organisms from beach rocks at Enseada dos Corais Beach (Pernambuco, Brazil)
-Cnidarians of Saint Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Northeast Brazil
-Diet of the guitarfish Rhinobatos percellens (Walbaum, 1792) (Elasmobranchii: Rhinobatidae) of the coast of Paraíba, Brazil
-Does the use of medicinal plants reduce the impact on native caatinga species?
-Epiphyte and epiphyllous bryophytes in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: linking landscape changes and community structure
-Floristic Survey of the Understory Epiphytic and Epiphyllous Bryophytes of Two Atlantic Rainforest Natural Reserves in Brazil
-Genetically monitoring matrix repositions of the marine shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei in Pernambuco, Brazil.
-Immunohistochemical expression of protein p53 in healthy, tumoral, and metastatic mammary glandular tissues of female dogs
-Industrial waste management in Pernambuco: challenges and opportunities
-Influence of biflorin on the labeling of red blood cells, plasma protein, cell protein, and lymphocytes with Technetium-99m: an in vitro study
-Life strategy and chemical composition as predictors of the selection of medicinal plants from the caatinga (Northeast Brazil)
-Methodological issues for ethnobotanical research in tropical markets
-Morphological variation of Montastrea cavernosa and Siderastrea stellata
(Cnidaria: Scleractinia) from the states of Maranhão, Paraíba, and Pernambuco,
Brazil
-Myxobiota of the Atlantic Forest: species on palm-oil trees (Elaeis guineensis l., Arecaceae)
-Richness and distribution of useful species in northeastern Brazil’s semi-arid
-Seasonal and spatial variation of Scarabaeidae s. str. (Coleoptera) coprophagous species richness in areas of Atlantic forest of the state of São Paulo, Brazil
-Spore germination and initial growth of Bryum argenteum Hedw. (Bryaceae): influence of light and substrate
-Stomach contents of Galeocerdo cuvier and Carcharhinus plumbeus (Elasmobranchii: Carcharhinidae) captured from the coast of Paraíba, Brazil
-Study of the Popular Uses of Medicinal Plants by Patients of the das Clínicas Hospital in Recife, Pernambuco (Northeast Brazil)
-The highly seasonal Sphingidae fauna (Sphingidae: Lepidoptera) of the caatinga, Northeast Brazil: a case study in the state of Rio Grande do Norte
Keywords: biology, botany, bryophytes, pteridophytes, tropical forests, Atlantic Forest, caatinga, dry forests, mycology, ethnobotany, medicinal plants, ecology, herbivory, myxomycetes, ethnoecology, environmental perception, zoology, invertebrates, marine invertebrates, marine biology, marine ecology, coral reefs, cnidarians, environmental management, waste management, composting, recycling, 3Rs, international conventions, environmental conventions, Rio conventions, biological diversity, climate change, desertification


Profile last updated
May 26, 2011



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