Rodrigo Nunes da Fonseca
Interested in Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo) particularly of neglected arthropods. In the hope of performing Integrative biology including classical aspects of embryogenesis, genomics, transcriptomics, ecology.. Interested in evolution of gene regulatory networks and signaling pathways.
Oct 2014 – present Director (http://www.macae.ufrj.br/nupem/index.php/direcao)
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Nucleo em Ecologia e Desenvolvimento Socio Ambiental de Macaé, Macaé, Brazil
Sep 2009 – Oct 2014 Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,
Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Awards & Grants
2017 - Elected -Affiliated member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences - http://www.abc.org.br/article.php3?id_article=8255
2017 – Brazilian Project Leader of the Brazilian/Norwegian Partnership UFRJ/University of Stavanger– “Nor-Bra 2020 towards a sustainable development”. Norwegian Research Council – Student Mobility Programme. Funding $ 500.000,00.
2016-2017 Elected - Latin American Liaison Officer of the Pan American Society of Evolutionary Developmental Biology - http://www.evodevopanam.org/executive-council.html
2015 - CNPq Researcher Level 2 – CAPES - Genetics Committee (2015-2017)
2013-2020 - Young Scientist of Rio de Janeiro State Prize– FAPERJ (2013-2016 and 2017-2020)