Nucleo de Estudos das Origens (NEO)



UNASP - Centro Universitário Adventista de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Dr. Marcia Oliveira de Paula


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Dr. Oliveira de Paula (fourth from left) on a field trip to Parque Geologico do Varvito with international colleagues.
Members of the NEO group. (Left to right) Dr. Marcos Natal de Souza; Dr. Urias Takatohi; Dr. Haller Schuneman; Dr. Marcia Olivera de Paula.
A group of students examines the displays in the museum for the Resource Center.
A display of the famous fossil fish from the Santana Formation in northeastern Brazil.