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Mrs Bruna Farias de Santana | medicinal plants | Best Researcher Award

Estudante de doutorado at  UEFS/ Pós-graduação em Botânica, Brazil

Bruna Farias de Santana is a Brazilian botanist currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Botany at the Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana. She holds a Master’s degree in Botany from the same university, where her research focused on the ethnobotanical knowledge and uses of medicinal plants among quilombola communities in the Atlantic tropical forest. Bruna completed her undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at UEFS and later earned a teaching qualification in Biological Sciences from Centro Universitário Leonardo da Vinci.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

  • Ph.D. in Botany (In progress) – UEFS, Brazil
  • M.Sc. in Botany – UEFS, Brazil
  • B.Sc. in Biological Sciences – UEFS, Brazil

📚 Academic Achievements:

  • Specialization in Teaching Methodology of Biological Sciences – UNIASSELVI, Brazil
  • Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences – UEFS, Brazil
  • Extensive coursework and training in diverse areas including evolutionary biology, neurosciences, and communication and scientific writing.

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Bruna specializes in ethnobotany, particularly the traditional ecological knowledge and uses of plants. Her ongoing Ph.D. research, under the guidance of Ligia Silveira Funch and co-supervised by Robert A. Voeks, explores urban ethnobotany, specifically examining the intersections and disparities between medicinal and liturgical knowledge in the Feira de São Joaquim region in northeastern Brazil.

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Bruna Farias de Santana | medicinal plants | Best Researcher Award

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