United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Cleverson Lima

Master's Student
University of Kentucky
Research Interests
Cleverson Lima is a biologists with expertise in thermal physiology. His work is related to Antarctic insects’ responses to cold and it’s associated stressors. Uses transcriptomics and molecular biology to study the Antarctic midge Belgica antarctica and it’s invader Eretmoptera murphyi.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
Palmer Station
Research Keywords
dehydration, Antarctic peninsula, Belgica antarctica, Eretmoptera murphyi, energetic costs
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Life Sciences Group