Selma Maria Almeida-Santos
Lab. Ecology & Evolution, Instituto Butantan
My research focuses on the reproductive strategies of snakes, lizards, and amphisbaenians. I have worked on several projects about gametogenesis, sperm storage, morphology, sexual hormones, mating systems, reproductive behavior, and reproductive modes. I seek to frame my research in an ecological and evolutionary context and identify patterns that explain the reproductive diversity in Neotropical squamates.
I supervise students in three graduate programs: