Training in Tropical Taxonomy

Dr. Rosana Moreira da Rocha

Tunicate Instructor

Universidade Federal do Paraná, Depto de Zoologia,
CP 19020, cep 81.531-990, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Phone: 55 041 3361-1642, Fax 55 041 3266.2042
E-mail:   rmrocha@ufpr.br

Education

1983            Undergraduate program - Universidade de São Paulo
1988            Master -Universidade Estadual de Campinas
1993            PhD - Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Positions Held

1994-present            full Professor at Universidade Federal do Paraná

Publications

Rocha, R. M., and Luciana V Granton Costa. 2005. Ascidians from Arraial do Cabo, RJ, Brazil.  In Iheringia. Série Zoologia,  no. 1,  95:57-64.

Rocha, R. M., Tatiane Regina Moreno, and Suzana Barros de Faria. 2005. Ascidians from Bocas del Toro, Panamá. I. Biodiversity.  In  Caribbean Journal of Science,  00:00-00. In press

R. Collin, M. C. Díaz, J.Norenburg, R. M. Rocha, J. A. Sánchez, A. Schulze, M. Schwartz, And A. Valdés. 2005. Photographic Identification Guide to some Common Marine Invertebrates of Bocas Del Toro, Panama Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 41, No. 3, 638-707.

Rocha, R. M., Tatiane Regina Moreno, and Rafael Metri. 2005. Ascídias da Reserva Biológica Marinha de Arvoredo, SC.  In  Revista Brasileira de Zoologia,  no. 2,  22:461-476. Curitiba.                        

Rocha, R. M. 2002. Bostricobranchus digonas Abbott (Ascidiacea, Molgulidae) in Paranaguá Bay, Paraná, Brazil. A case of recent invasion?.  In  Revista Brasileira de Zoologia,  no. supl 1,  19:157-161. Curitiba.                      

Torres, Y R, T. S. Bugni, R.g.s. Berlinck, Chris M Ireland, A. Magalhães, Antonio G Ferreira, and R. M. Rocha. 2002. Sebastianines A and B, novel biologically active pyridoacridine alkaloids from the Brazilian ascidian Cystodytes dellechiajei.  In  Journal of Organic Chemistry,  67:5429-5432.                      

Davis, Rohan A, W. Aalbersberg, S. Meo, R. M. Rocha, and Chris M Ireland. 2002. The isolation and synthesis of poliandrocarpamines AND B. Two new 2-aminoimidazolone compounds from the Fijian ascidian, Polyandrocarpa sp.  In  Tetrahedron,  58:3263-3269.