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Dr Maria José (Mazé) de Sousa Majer - Co-founder and Director

Mazé has a broad entomological background, having worked on bee diseases, microbial control of insects, genetically-modified crops and post-harvest disinfestation of native crops. She holds a BSc (Biology) and MSc (Entomology) degree from Universidade Federal de Viçosa in Brazil and a doctorate from Curtin University, which was capped off by a postdoctoral fellowship at the same institution. Mazé then worked on restoration, invertebrate surveys and surveillance for invasive insects, and is now a Director of BioMonitoring International.