Caroline C. Vasconcelos, MSc

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” - Albert Einstein



Doctoral Student

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)

Jul 2018 – Present Manaus, Amazonas
Taxonomy and Systematics of Ecclinusa (Sapotaceae, Chrysophylloideae)

Master Student

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)

Mar 2015 – Jul 2017 Manaus, Amazonas
Taxonomy of Sapotaceae (Chrysophylloideae)

Research Intern

Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa Amapá)

Mar 2011 – Dec 2014 Macapá, Amapá
Ecology and Forest Management for multiple use of floodplains in the Amazonian estuary

Undergraduate Student

Universidade do Estado do Amapá (UEAP)

Mar 2010 – Dec 2014 Macapá, Amapá
Forest Engineering and Botany

Student Intern

Centro de Educação Profissional do Amapá (CEPA)

Mar 2008 – Jun 2010 Macapá, Amapá
Computer assistance and data processing



Disentangling the evolutionary history and diversification within Neotropical Ecclinusa using an integrative taxonomy.

Understanding the systematic value of fruit, seed and seedling characters in the taxonomy of Neotropical Chrysophylloideae …

Publications from FLORESTAM Project - Ecology and forest management for multiple use of floodplains in the Amazonian estuary (process …

Results of collaborative research in other fields.


IAPT Research Grants

ASPT Graduate Student Research Grants

Thomas Lovejoy Research Fellowship Program



Intermediate user (software used daily)


Intermediate user

Forestry consulting

5 years of graduate training

Computer assistance

2.5 years of training

Graphic designer

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator


Native Portuguese and English speaker (basic)


Background photos
📷 View of forest canopy at the ATTO site in the RDS Uatumã, AM, Brazil by Ana Luiza Costa
📷 Floriferous branch of Pouteria manaosensis from ARIE-PDBFF by Mário Terra-Araujo
📷 Fruiting branch of Pouteria kossmanniae only known from Manaus region by Isolde Ferraz
📷 Amazonian Campinarana forest in PARNA Viruá, RR, Brazil by Semirian Amôedo