Dr. Aradhna E. Tripati

UFPR, Brazil.

Lecture: Modern Microbial Carbonates and Possible Correlations with Pre-Salt Microbialites of Santos Basin

Graduated in Geology from the Federal University of ParanĂ¡ (2004), a Master in Exploratory Geology from the Federal University of ParanĂ¡ (2007), and a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland (ETHZ). Guest researcher for the Isotopic Geochemistry Course at CALTECH (USA) and attended the Geobiology Course promoted by NASA and Agouron Institute. She has experience in Geosciences, with emphasis on Mineralogy and Geochemistry, working mainly on the following subjects: geochemistry of carbonate rocks, depositional environments, and geomicrobiology. She is currently a Professor of Mineralogy at the Department of Geology at UFPR, and vice-director of the LAMIR Institute and the Forensic Science Center at UFPR. Ans, Research Productivity ofCNPq – Brazil. A mother of two boys.