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Dr Rodrigo Gouvêa Taketani

Microbial Ecologist - Post-doctoral Research Scientist

Sustainable Soils and Crops

Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ
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Rodrigo Taketani is a microbial ecologist specializing in soil microbial communities, bioinformatics, and genomics. His recent work focuses on metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs) and high-throughput characterization of microbial libraries. With a deep passion for understanding the complexities of soil ecosystems, Rodrigo's research has contributed significantly to the field of microbial ecology, providing valuable insights into microorganisms' roles in nutrient cycling, plant-microbe interactions, and environmental sustainability. Through innovative approaches, he continues to advance our knowledge of soil microbiology, aiming to improve agricultural practices and ecosystem management.

Measures of Esteem

2019-2021 - Productivity fellow level 2 - National Research Concil (CNPq)(Brazil)
2014-2017 - Master student supervisor at University of São Paulo - Superior School of Agronomy "Luiz de Queiroz" (Brazil).
2013-2017 - Young Investigator Fellow of São Paulo's research Support Foundation (FAPESP) (Brazil)
2008 - ISME Travel Awards, International Symposium for Microbial Ecology.
2003 - Scientific Merit Award in Environmetal Microbiology - Brazilian Society for Microbiology