Lorian Straker

Lorian C Straker

Work details

Research associate

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
February 2016
Develop research in Ornithology, using different imaging and spectroscopy techniques, such as Light Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, Computed Tomography and Color Reflectance Spectroscopy, to answer several biological and evolutionary questions based on morphology and tissue characteristics.

PhD student

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
March 2009 - April 2013
Instituto de BiofĂ­sica Carlos Chagas Filho
Research on feather microstructures of birds and their potential for evolutionary signal.

Postdoctoral fellow

Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
August 2014 - February 2016
Division of Birds
Developed research in Ornithology and Bio-inspired Engineering collaborating with Virginia Tech University.