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Rodrigo A. Valverde

Professional Experience
Louisiana State University, Professor, 1997- present
Louisiana State University, Associate Professor, 1992 -1997
Louisiana State University, Assistant Professor, 1988-1992
Ball PanAm Plant Co., Plant Pathologist, 1987 -1988
University of California - Davis, Postdoc., 1986 - 1987
University of California - Riverside Postdoc., 1984 -1986
University of Arkansas, Graduate Assistant, 1979 - 1983
Ministry of Agriculture (Costa Rica) Agricultural Extension Agent 1977-1978

Professional Societies
The American Phytopathological Society

Professional Service
Associate Editor, Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología

Honors and Awards
Tipton Team Research Award, in recognition for excellence in research, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 2002.
Research Fellowship by the government of Spain, 2002
Teacher Merit Honor Roll, College of Agriculture and Gamma Sigma Delta, 1998
Fulbright Scholar to France, 1995-1996
Outstanding Thesis Award, University of Costa Rica, 1978
High School Valedictorian, 1969, Limon High School, Costa Rica, 1969

1995-1996 at the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Strasbourg, France.
2002, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2002, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, Granada, Spain
Theses and Dissertations directed: MS:4; Ph.D.:5

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