The 2016 recipient of the Pearson Award goes to a South American biologist who exemplifies a highly productive career in mammalogy and field biology. He made all his studies in his country Argentina and now is the Chief of Division and Curator, in the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino Rivadavia”, he has publish more than 150 contibution and one of the best young mammalosit in Argentina.
Dr. Pablo Vicente Teta, received his B.A. Biology from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2010, and his Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, at Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina. He is now a Chief of Division and Curator, División Mastozoologia, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino Rivadavia”, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. He has been prolific in publishing papers, 110 papers and 30 chapters, on his broad research interests spanning arqueozoology, paleontology, ecology, taxonomy, and evolution, working primarily with Rodents. His current focus is investigating on the taxonomy of small mammals, especially rodents of the subfamily Sigmodontinae. Congratulations to Dr. Pablo Vicente Teta!