PhD. (c) Edgardo Rengifo Vásquez
Biologist from the Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana and M.Sc in Zoology with mention in Sistematics and Evolution at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos - Peru. Currently, he is doctoral student of the Applied Ecology program of Universidad de São Paulo - Brasil. Edgardo has been a collaborator of the Museum of Natural History of San Marcos and is focused on taxonomy and sistematics. He is interesting on biogeography and taxonomy of mammals, with enphasis on rodents, bats and oppossun. Edgar is leading the Ancash Mammals Project
PhD. (c) Cindy M. Hurtado
Biologist from the National University of San Marcos, MSc. in Biology at Towson University - USA, and a PhD candidate from the University of British Columbia, Canada. She collaborated at the Museum of Natural History of San Marcos for six years. Her research interests include the ecology and conservation of medium to large mammals. Her master's thesis research was focused on the reintroduction of collared peccaries in the Ibera Natural Reserve in Argentina, which is part of a rewilding project in the same area. In addition, she collaborates in projects related to the distribution and conservation of carnivores in Peru. Fo her PhD thesis she is studying the connectivity of the dry forest of nothern Peru and southern Ecuador, with a main focus on carnivores species.
M. Sc. Alvaro García-Olaechea
Biologist from the National University of Piura, and Master in Ecology and Conservation at the State University of Santa Cruz, Brazil. He collaborates with the Department of Mastozoology at CORBIDI and is the Peruvian Representative of the Wild Felid Research & Management Association. Alvaro is focused on the ecology and conservation of medium to large mammals. For his master thesis he evaluated the influence of free-ranging dogs on the spatio-temporal patterns of mesocarnivores in agroforestry landscapes of the Atlantic Forest. Currently he is co-leading the Peruvian Desert Cat Project and previously, he has worked with shorebirds, and birds from the dry forest.
PhD. (c) José Serrano Villavicencio
Biologist from the National University of San Marcos and M.Sc. in Systematics, Taxonomy and Animal Biodiversity at the Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Currently, he is a PhD candidate of the Systematics, Taxonomy and Animal Biodiversity program of the University of São Paulo. His line of research is focused on systematics and taxonomy of large mammals, with an emphasis on extant neotropical primates.
Blga. Zoila Vega Guarderas
Biologist from the National University of Piura, with experience in the establishment of conservation areas and the empowerment of communities in the most fragile ecosystems of Northwest Peru (e.g. dry forests, montane and páramos). Her line of research is focused on the ecology and conservation of medium and large mammals, with emphasis on primates.