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My research is primarily focused on ecophysiology, behavioral ecology and endocrinology. Each individual is unique in the way it interacts with and responds to changes in its environment, and I aim to understand if individualized physiological phenotypes occur, how they adapt to natural and anthropogenic changes in their environment and how inter-individual variation in physiological and behavioral traits influences individual health, survival and fitness. I combine an ecophysiology approach with experimental and observational data, and with state-of-the-art technology. My work to date has covered a range of species and environments, including tropical rainforests, semi-deserts and cities. I plan to conduct projects that untangle how constraints imposed by the environment, such as variation in climatic variables and food availability, and human-induced rapid environmental changes, together with among-individual variation in behavior, physiology and health shape life-history characteristics and ultimately fitness and survival.

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