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Johanna Choo

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Dr. Johanna ChooLecturer
  • CollegeCollege of Sciences
  • DepartmentBiological Science
  • Phone(978) 934-2678
  • Fax(978) 934-3044
  • OfficeOlsen Hall - 415C
  • EmailJohanna_Choo@uml.edu

Education

  • Ph D, (2005), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Jersey
  • BS: Botany, (1996), National University of Singapore - Singapore
  • BS: Science, (1995), National University of Singapore - Singapore

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Holtrum Silver Medal (1996) - National University of Singapore

Selected Publications

  • Choo, J., Vasquez-Martínez, R., W STILES, E. (2007) "Diversidad Y Abundancia De Plantas Con Flores Y Frutos Entre Octubre 2001 Y Septiembre 2002 en La Reserva Paucarillo, en El Noroeste De La Amazon a Peruana," Rev.peru biol 14:1 pp. 25-31
  • Sodhi, N.S., Choo, J., Lee, B.P., Quek, K.C., Kara, A.U. (1997) "Ecology of a Mangrove Forest Bird Community in Singapore," Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 45: pp. 1-14

Selected Presentations

  • The Timing of Life Cycle Events in Equatorial Birds - An Intertropical Comparison and Review - The 127th Meeting of the American Ornithological Union, August 2009 - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • A Field-Based Comparison of Avian Frugivory and the Peruvian Amazon: Is There Really Less Fruit Available for Frugivorous Birds in the Asian-Tropics Compared to the Neotropics? - Fourth International Symposium/Workshop on Frugivores and Seed Dispersal: Theory and its application in a changing world, July 2005 - Brisbane, Australia
  • A Comparison of Avian Frugivore Characteristics in a Paleotropical and a Neotropical Site. - Symposium for Geographic and Conceptual Frontiers of Tropical Biology - Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, July 2004 - Miami, FL
  • A Comparison of Avian Frugivory and Fruit Ecology between a paleotropical and a Neotropical site. - 88th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America held jointly with the International Society for Ecological Modeling - North American Chapter, August 2003 - Savannah, GA
  • A Comparison of Fruit Ecology in a Paleotropical and a Neotropical Site: Preliminary Findings - Joint Meeting of the British Ecological Society and the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, July 2003 - Scotland
  • A Comparison of Fleshy-Fruit Diversity and Fruit Resource Use by Birds in the Lowland Tropical Rainforests of the Neotropics (South America) and Paleotropics (Southeast Asia): Part 2 Ð Paucarillo Reserve, Iquitos, Peru - IX Congreso Nacional de Botanica, June 2002 - Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru
  • A Comparison of Fleshy-Fruit Diversity and Fruit Resource Use by Birds in the Lowland Tropical Rainforests of the Neotropics (South America) and Paleotropics (Southeast Asia): Part 1 - Mulu National Park, Sarawak - Borneo Research Council Conference, July 2000 - Kuching, Sarawak

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Research Fund (2001), Sponsored Research - Rutgers University Benefactors
    Choo, J.
  • (2000), Fellowship - Wildlife Conservation Society Fellowship
    Choo, J.
  • Bevier Fellowship (2000), Fellowship - Rutgers University
    Choo, J.
  • Excellence Fellowship (1998), Fellowship - Rutgers University
    Choo, J.