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Summary
  • Ph.D. candidate in Biology from the University of Auckland (New Zealand). ​

  • Master of Science - Biology - Animal Ecology from Lund University (Sweden).

  • Experience in avian cognitionbehaviour and vision.

  • Ten years of teaching experience in several areas.

  • Experience with handling, banding and husbandry of wild and captive birds.

Education
Ph.D. candidate. University of Auckland - New Zealand
2019 - present
Thesis: The effects of sleep on avian vocal performance.

Master in Biology - Animal Ecology. Lund University - Sweden

2016 - 2018

Thesis: Mirror-mediated spatial location in great tits (Parus major).

Bachelor in Biological Sciences. Universidade de Caxias do Sul - Brazil

​2011 - 2016
Thesis: Behavioral analysis of Southern Lapwing, Vanellus chilensis, with human presence.

Exchange - General Biology. Thompson Rivers University - Canada

2012 - 2013

Exchange Program through the Brazilian government scholarship Science Without Borders 

Research Experience

See Projects for more details.

 

University of Auckland - May/2019 - present

Ph.D. project

Project: The effects of sleep on avian vocal performance.

University of Auckland - Mar/2019 - March/2020

Ph.D. project

Project: Visual and auditory ornaments in New Zealand Fantails (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

Lund University - Jun/2018 - Aug/2018

Internship

Project: Detection of moving targets in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)

Lund University - Aug/2017 – Jun/2018

Master Thesis

Projects: Mirror-mediated spatial location in great tits (Parus major)

 

Lund University - Nov/2016 – Jul/2017

Internship

Projects: Problem solving in urban and rural great tits (Parus major)

Self-control with experienced great tits (Parus major)

 

Universidade de Caxias do Sul May/2015 – Apr/2016

Bachelor’s Thesis

Project: Behavioral analysis of Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) with human presence

 

Thompson Rivers University - May/2013 – Aug/2013

Field Technician

Project: Associations of parental care and quality on offspring plumage coloration in mountain bluebirds (Sialia currucoides)

Universidade de Caxias do Sul - Mar/2011 – Aug/2012

Laboratory Internship

Project: Cellulase, xylanase and pectinase production from Penicillium echinulatum, Aspergillus oyzae and Trichoderma reesei fungi in solid and liquid cultivation

Teaching Experience

See Teaching for more details.

Tools to make engaging research posters - 2021

Online Workshop - Youtube Link

Australasian Society of the Study of Animal Behaviour

Biology of Terrestrial Animals - BIOSCI 338

Teaching Assistant - 2021 - 2022

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Animal Behaviour - BIOSCI 337 

Teaching Assistant - 2019 - 2021

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Animal Form and Function - BIOSCI 207
Teaching Assistant  - 2019, 2021

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Skype a Scientist Program - Mar/2019 - December/2019

 

English Teacher - ESL - Sep/2018 - Feb/2019

Talkers Idiomas, Brazil

Animal Behaviour

Demonstrator -  Apr/2018

Lund University, Sweden

English Teacher - ESL - Aug/2015 – Jul/2016

SKILL Idiomas, Brazil

English Teacher - ESL - Sep/2013 – Jul/2014

Instituto de Idiomas Yázigi, Brazil

Computer to Older Adults Teacher - Sep/2013 - Dec/2013

Community Volunteering, Brazil

Community Teacher - Mar/2007 - Jul/2012

Community Volunteering, Brazil

Professional Service

Workshop coordinator - 04/2021 – Present

Australasian Society of the Study of Animal Behaviour - ASSAB

Outreach officer and board member 07/2019 - present

Australasian Society of the Study of Animal Behaviour - ASSAB

Blood coordinator - 06/2019 – Present

School of Biological Sciences - UoA

Manuscript reviewing

Behavioral Ecology - 2022

Evolutionary Ecology - 2020

Behavioural Processes - 2019

Outreach officer and board member

2017 - 2018

Projekt6 (NGO)

Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

ISBE Travel Award (2022)

Highly Commended Student Poster NZES Conference (2021)

Best poster - SBS Showcase (2021)

AOC 2022 Student Grant (2021)

CBB publication stipend (2021)

ASSAB Student Research Grant (2020)

3rd place - FoS PG Research Showcase (2019)

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (UoADS) (2019 - 2022)

Science without Borders Scholarship (2012 - 2013)

Research Funding -  PIBIT/CNPq 

(2011 - 2012)

Research Funding - UCS (2011)

Courses and Training

Bioacoustics Analysis in R (2021) - Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)

Wild Bird Rescue and Rehabilitation (2021) - Learn Bird Care and New Zealand Bird Rescue

 

Strategic communication for environmental causes (2021) - Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS)

Outdoor First Aid (2022) - First Training

Mental Health First Aid (2022) - St. John

Relevant Certifications

Banding Level 1 - New Zealand (2019)

Bird Handling - Sweden (2016) 

Animal Handling - Canada (2013)

Laboratory Animal Handling - Brazil (2012)

Professional Societies

Australasian Society of the Study of Animal Behaviour

Outreach officer (07/2019 - present)

Member (04/2019 - present)

Birds New Zealand 

Member (04/2019 - present)

 

International Society for Behavioural Ecology

Member (02/2020 - present)

Languages

Portuguese (Native)

English (Proficient)

Spanish (Basic)

Italian (Basic)

Event Presentations

ASSAB Conference 2022 (Talk + Organization) - 2022

Virtual Meeting
Title: Effects of sleep on vocal communication of common mynas

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Margaret Stanley, Kristal E. Cain.

International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress 2022 (Talk) - 2022

Stockholm - Sweden

Title: Importance of sleep on vocal communication of common mynas and Australian magpies

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Margaret Stanley, Kristal E. Cain.

Australasian Ornithological Society Conference (Talk) - 2022

Virtual Meeting

Title: Effects of manipulated corticosterone on vocal performance of common mynas
Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Rebecca MacQueen, Margaret Stanley, Kristal E. Cain

New Zealand Ecological Society Conference (Poster) - 2021

Virtual Meeting
Title: Effects of stress on the singing performance of common mynas

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Rebecca MacQueen, Margaret Stanley, Kristal E. Cain

School of Biological Sciences Showcase - UoA (Poster) - 2021

Virtual Meeting
Title: Effects of stress on the singing performance of common mynas

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Rebecca MacQueen, Margaret Stanley, Kristal E. Cain

ASSAB Conference 2020 (Talk + Organization) - 2020

Virtual Meeting
Title: Effects of sleep on avian vocal communication

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Robin D. Johnsson, Farley Connelly, John A. Lesku and Kristal E. Cain.

25th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (Poster) - 2020

Virtual Meeting

Title: Effects of sleep deprivation on birdsong performance in adult Australian magpies

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Robin D. Johnsson, Farley Connelly, John A. Lesku and Kristal E. Cain.

57th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society (Talk) - 2020

Virtual Meeting

Title: Effects of sleep on avian vocal communication

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Robin D. Johnsson, Farley Connelly, John A. Lesku and Kristal E. Cain.

Exposure Postgraduate Research Exposition (Poster) 2019

Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Are sleepy magpies worse singers?

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Robin D. Johnsson, Farley Connelly, John A. Lesku and Kristal E. Cain.

Faculty of Science 2019 Postgraduate Poster Competition (Poster) - 2019

Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Are sleepy magpies worse singers?

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Robin D. Johnsson, Farley Connelly, John A. Lesku and Kristal E. Cain.

ASSAB Conference 2019 (Poster) - 2019

Waiheke, New Zealand

Title: Can great tits use mirrors?

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Anders Brodin, Alice Exnerova.

Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour Meeting (Talk) - 2019

Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Problem solving in urban and rural great tits.

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Anders Brodin, Ineta Kacergyte, Utku Urhan

35th International Ethological Conference (Poster) - 2017

Estoril, Portugal

Title: Problem solving in urban and rural great tits.

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Anders Brodin, Ineta Kacergyte, Utku Urhan

Biologists in Lund Annual Meeting (Poster) - 2017

Lund, Sweden

Title: Problem solving in urban and rural great tits.

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Anders Brodin, Ineta Kacergyte, Utku Urhan

Swedish OIKOS Meeting (Symposia) - 2017

Lund, Sweden

Title: Problem solving in urban and rural great tits.

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Anders Brodin, Ineta Kacergyte, Utku Urhan

XX Meeting of Young Researchers UCS (Poster) - 2012

Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Title: Produção de celulases e xilanases por culturas mistas em cultivo em estado solido

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Roselei C. Fontana, Aldo José Pinheiro Dillon, Marli Camassola.

XIX Meeting of Young Researchers UCS (Poster) - 2011

Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Title: Produção de celulases e xilanases por penicillium echinulatum, trichoderma reesei e aspergillus oryzae em culturas isoladas e mistas

Authors: Juliane Gaviraghi Mussoi, Roselei C. Fontana, Marli Camassola, Aldo José Pinheiro Dillon.

Volunteering

Board Member and Head of Project and Internal Engagement at NGO Projekt6 - 2018

Outreach Officer at NGO Projekt6 - 2017

Organization Volunteer for Swedish OIKOS Meeting - 2017

Vice-Secretary of Biology Student Union (UCS) - 2015

 

Computer to Older Adults Teacher - 2013

Community School Teacher - 2007 - 2012

Organization Volunteer for Simpósio Nacional de Bioprocessos - 2011