Rodrigo is a Ph.D. in Animal Biology with an emphasis on insect ecology by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco with a visiting scholar period (12 months) at Texas A&M University, College Station. Nowadays, he is working on the NEXUS Caatinga program, in which acting on researcher collaborator understanding how biological invasion and nutrient availability affect the Caatinga multifuncionality and sustainability. In parallel, Rodrigo work on scientific popularization, producing a Radio program called Laboratório FM, as well as given access and promoting autonomy to the young scientists through the webpage ‘Da Ideia ao Papel’ on Instagram.

  • Community Ecology
  • Ecosystem Ecology
  • Bioinvasion
  • Insect Ecology
  • PhD in Animal Biology, 2017

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco and Texas AM University

  • Msc in Animal Biology, 2014

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

  • BSc in Biological Sciences, 2012

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco