Dr. Kennia Brum Doncato

Dr. Kennia Brum Doncato
Post-Doctoral Fellow - Halophyte Scientist

Dr. Kennia Brum Doncato joined ICBA in October 2020 as Post-Doctoral Fellow - Halophyte Scientist.

She previously worked as an agricultural extension specialist in a partnership between the Federal University of Pampa and the Company of Technical Assistance and Rural Extension of Rio Grande do Sul State. She had also served as a technical support specialist in the Laboratory of Biotechnology of Halophytes at the Federal University of Rio Grande, financed by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development.

She holds a bachelor’s degree of Technologist in Aquaculture from the Federal University of Pampa, as well as a master’s and PhD degrees in Aquaculture from the Federal University of Rio Grande - both on the biology of halophytes and cultivation in saline aquaponics and hydroponics.

Her research has been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals.