Rodrigo Almeida

Rodrigo Almeida

Professor of Emerging Infectious Disease Ecology

Hildebrand-Laumeister Chair in Plant Pathology

Chair, Division of Organisms & Environment

Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management

University of California, Berkeley

 

 

 

Education

Ph.D. Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 2002
M.S. Entomology Universidade de São Paulo, 1999
B.Sc. Agronomy Universidade de São Paulo, 1997

Appointments

Chair, Division of Organisms & Environment, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, 2019-
Affiliated Faculty, Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, 2019 – present
Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, 2016.
Chercheur Étranger (Foreign Researcher), l’Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Biologie et Génétique des Interactions Plante-Parasite, Montpellier, France, 2013-14.
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, 2011-2016.
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, 2006-11.
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant and Environment Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2003-05.

Honors and awards

Hildebrand-Laumeister Chair in Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley, 2014-.
MClogoMarie Curie Research Fellow, Montpellier, France, 2013-14.
Fulbright Research Scholar, Montpellier, France, 2013-14.
Syngenta Award (early career award), American Phytopathological Society, 2012.
Schroth Faces of the Future in Bacteriology Award, American Phytopathological Society, 2009.
Hellman Family Faculty Award (assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research), University of California, Berkeley, 2008.
Julius H. Freitag Memorial Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.fulbright-logo‘A’ Encarnado. Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, 1997.

Publications

Peer-reviewed research manuscripts: 113. See full list
Reviews, book chapters: 20.
Link to Google scholar, ORCID, Scopus.

Teaching at UC Berkeley

Undergraduate level – Insects and Human Society, Microbial Ecology.
Graduate level – Pathogen and Disease Ecology, Current Topics in Arthropod Science, Seminar in Environmental Sciences.

Brief CV