Alexandre Soares Rosado

Dr. Alex Rosado has a career in environmental microbiology, with previous positions at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the University of California - Davis, and leadership roles in the Brazilian Society for Microbiology. His academic credentials include a BSc in Biological Sciences, an MSc in Microbiology, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from UFRJ and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands. He joined KAUST in late 2020 as Professor of Bioscience and the Principal Investigator of MEGBLab. He studies microbial diversity, evolution, and novel microbial metabolisms using conventional and multi-omics approaches.