Kim Valenta

Kim Valenta

Assistant Research Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto (Canada) 2014

Valenta, K., and S. M. Lehman. “Seed dispersal by mouse lemurs: Do Microcebus represent a unique frugivorous guild?.” The Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior and Conservation Biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae, 2016, pp. 353–65. Scopus, doi:10.1017/CBO9781139871822.019. Full Text

Zohdy, Sarah, et al. “Causative agent of canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) detected in wild lemurs..” International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, vol. 9, Aug. 2019, pp. 119–21. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.04.005. Full Text

Kirumira, D., et al. “Evaluating a union between health care and conservation: A mobile clinic improves park-people relations, yet poaching increases.” Conservation and Society, vol. 17, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 51–62. Scopus, doi:10.4103/cs.cs_17_72. Full Text

Sarkar, D., et al. “A Tiered Analysis of Community Benefits and Conservation Engagement from the Makerere University Biological Field Station, Uganda.” Professional Geographer, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1080/00330124.2018.1547976. Full Text

Nevo, Omer, et al. “Frugivores and the evolution of fruit colour..” Biology Letters, vol. 14, no. 9, Sept. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2018.0377. Full Text

Valenta, Kim, et al. “The evolution of fruit colour: phylogeny, abiotic factors and the role of mutualists..” Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, Sept. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32604-x. Full Text

Brown, Kevin Antoine, et al. “Increased environmental sample area and recovery of Clostridium difficile spores from hospital surfaces by quantitative PCR and enrichment culture..” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 39, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 917–23. Epmc, doi:10.1017/ice.2018.103. Full Text

Paim, Fernanda Pozzan, et al. “Tree community structure reflects niche segregation of three parapatric squirrel monkey species (Saimiri spp.)..” Primates; Journal of Primatology, vol. 59, no. 4, July 2018, pp. 395–404. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10329-018-0659-6. Full Text

Valenta, K., et al. “Primate Fruit Color: Useful Concept or Alluring Myth?.” International Journal of Primatology, vol. 39, no. 3, June 2018, pp. 321–37. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s10764-018-0025-y. Full Text

Nevo, O., and K. Valenta. “The Ecology and Evolution of Fruit Odor: Implications for Primate Seed Dispersal.” International Journal of Primatology, vol. 39, no. 3, June 2018, pp. 338–55. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s10764-018-0021-2. Full Text

Adamescu, G. S., et al. “Annual cycles are the most common reproductive strategy in African tropical tree communities.” Biotropica, vol. 50, no. 3, May 2018, pp. 418–30. Scopus, doi:10.1111/btp.12561. Full Text