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Mauricio Lopes

  • PhD
  • Senior Scientist
  • Brazilian Agricultural Research Organization - Embrapa
  • 9Followers
  • 8Following

Research interests

agriculture and bioindustry.plant breeding and biotechnology. International and national policies affecting access and use of biological resources for foodGenetic resources


Mauricio Lopes, a plant geneticist by training, received his BSc degree in Agronomy (1983) from the Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil, his MS degre in Plant Genetics (1989) from Purdue University, Indiana, USA and his PhD in Molecular Biology (1993) from the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA. He works with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Organizantion - Embrapa since 1989 and is currently the coordinator of the Virtual Laboratory of Embrapa in Asia – Labex Korea, an international cooperation program developed in partnership with the Rural Development Administration – RDA, in Suwon, South Korea.

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Professional experience

Senior Scientist

Brazilian Agricultural Research Organization - Embrapa

August 1989 - Present



The University of Arizona

January 1990 - July 1993(4 years)


Purdue University

January 1988 - December 1989(2 years)


Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), Brazil

January 1979 - July 1983(5 years)