2018-current University of Oregon PhD student in Biology (supervisor: Andrew Kern)
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
Rodrigues MF, Vibranovski MD, Cogni R. Parallel clinal and seasonal changes indicate selection maintains genome-wide clines in Drosophila melanogaster.
Rodrigues MF, Cogni R. Geographic variation in immunity genes and phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.
Stankowski S, Chase MA, Fuiten AM, Rodrigues MF, Ralph PL, Streisfeld MA. Widespread selection and gene flow shape the genomic landscape during a radiation of monkeyflowers. PLoS Biol 17(7): e3000391.
A list is also available online
Grants and Awards
2019- 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”
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
2014 8th Workshop on Cestode Systematics and Phylogeny, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2019 Introduction to Programming for Biologists, IB, USP
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 systematics, phylogenetics and biogeography (6h/week for 16 weeks)
- Portuguese (native)
- English (fluent)
- Spanish (proficient)
- Evolutionary biology
- Population genetics
- Computational biology
- Statistical genetics
- HTML and CSS
Available on request.
Last updated: August 2019