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Angelo Soto-Centeno's Roots in Puerto Rico Shaped His Research on Biodiversity

Angelo Soto-Centeno

October 16, 2023

Angelo Soto-Centeno explores how different species evolve, why some last and others become extinct. Bats provide a fascinating window into the process, says Soto-Centeno, who specializes in studying them. Growing up in Puerto Rico surrounded by wildlife, Soto-Centano believes his cultural background and heritage has played an important role in his work. He is an assistant professor of evolution in the Department of Earth & Environmental Science in the School of Arts & Science-Newark (SASN).

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