BIDS Research Affiliate Eoin Brodie grew up in Dublin, Ireland, and began his career studying the effects of agricultural intensification on plant and microbial biodiversity in native grasslands. He is a microbiologist and biogeochemist who works from molecular to ecosystem scales. He uses technologies to reverse-engineer complex microbiomes in natural and managed ecosystems. Combined with computational models to explore the principles of microbiome functioning, Eoin emphasizes translational ecology approaches to harness microbiomes for healthy soils and resilient ecosystems. He is currently Deputy Director of Berkeley Lab's Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division where he leads the Ecosystems Biology program and Earth's Microbial Engines Initiative. Eoin is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at UC Berkeley where he co-leads the Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley - Joint Berkeley Initiative in Microbiome Sciences. He has published over 150 peer reviewed manuscripts and holds several patents and awards for microbiome related technology development.
Real name:Eoin Brodie