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Education

2018-current University of Oregon PhD student in Biology (supervisors: Andrew Kern and Peter Ralph)

2016-18 University of São Paulo MSc in Genetics and Evolutionary Biology (supervisor: Rodrigo Cogni)

2012-15 University of São Paulo BSc in Biological Sciences

Publications

In preparation

Rodrigues MF, Cogni R. Geographic variation in immunity genes and phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.

In print

Rodrigues, MF, and Cogni, R. (2021) Genomic Responses to Climate Change: Making the Most of the Drosophila Model. Frontiers in Genetics, 1212. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.676218

Rodrigues, MF, Vibranovski, MD and Cogni, R. (2021) Clinal and seasonal changes are correlated in Drosophila melanogaster natural populations. Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.14300

Stankowski S, Chase MA, Fuiten AM, Rodrigues MF, Ralph PL, Streisfeld MA. (2019) Widespread selection and gene flow shape the genomic landscape during a radiation of monkeyflowers. PLoS Biol 17(7): e3000391. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000391

A list is also available online

Awards and scholarships

2019-2021 Genetics Training Grant, CAS-UO

Project title: “Natural selection and heterogeneous genomic landscapes”

2016-18 Graduate Fellowship, FAPESP

Project title: “Clinal variation in immune-related genes of Drosophila melanogaster

2016 Honorable mention for poster presentation and talk. Oswaldo Frota Pessoa Prize, Department of Genetics & Evolutionary Biology - IB/USP.

2013-14 Undergraduate Scholarship, FAPESP

Project title: “Diversity and phylogenetic positioning of freshwater lineages of Rhinebothrium Linton, 1890 (Eucestoda: RHINEBOTHRIIDEA) from lake Maracaibo and Orinoco basin, Venezuela”

Research projects

Heterogeneous genomic landscapes

2019- Natural selection and heterogeneous genomic landscapes

Geographic variation in Drosophila melanogaster

2017-2018 Geographic variation in immunity genes and phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster

2016-2018 Clinal variation and seasonal variation in Drosophila melanogaster

Molecular phylogenetics of Cestoda

2013-14 Diversity and phylogenetic positioning of freshwater lineages of Rhinebotrhium Linton, 1890 (EUCESTODA: RHINEBOTHRIIDEA) from Lake Maracaibo and Orinoco basin, Venezuela.

Conferences, meetings and workshops

2021 SMBEv2021, virtual, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Poster title: Natural selection and landscapes of diversity in the great apes.

2021 Probabilistic Modeling in Genomics, virtual, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.

Poster title: Natural selection and landscapes of diversity in the great apes.

2020 The Allied Genetics Conference, virtual, Genetics Society of America.

2014 8th Workshop on Cestode Systematics and Phylogeny, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Teaching

2019 Introduction to Programming for Biologists, Department of Biology, UO

Teaching assistant for an introductory course on Python programming (12h/week for two 10 week terms)

2018 General Biology III: Populations, Department of Biology, UO

Teaching assistant for a first year course on ecology and evolution (12h/week 10 weeks)

2017 Molecular Ecology, IB, USP

Teaching assistant for an introductory course on molecular ecology (8h/week 16 weeks)

2016 Evolutionary Processes, IB, USP

Teaching assistant for an introductory course on evolution and population genetics (6h/week 16 weeks)

2016 Introduction to Biostatistics, IB, USP

Invited to give a short course on biostatistics in Semana Temática da Biologia (12h total)

2015 Introduction to Statistics, IME, USP

Undergraduate teaching assistant for a first year course on statistics (6h/week for 16 weeks)

2013 Introduction to Systematics and Biogeography, IB, USP

Undergraduate teaching assistant for a first year course on systematics, phylogenetics and biogeography (6h/week for 16 weeks)

Community involvement

2021

2020

Languages

General skills

Programming skills

References

Available on request.

Last updated: August 2021