Head of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications


Aldo Malavasi was appointed Deputy Director General and head of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications on 30 July 2014. Prior to his appointment, he was Director President of the Medfly and Mosquito Facility Brazil in Juazeiro.

From 2007 to 2011 and 2013 to 2014, he served as Secretary General of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science. 

From 1997 to 2002, Mr Malavasi was the Regional Coordinator of the Carambola Fruit Fly Programme in the northern part of South America for the Interamerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture. He was also Chair of the International Symposium on Fruit Flies and a member of expert missions on scientific and agricultural development to more than twenty countries.

Mr Malavasi holds the title of Professor of Genetics and Evolution from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he obtained his Masters and Doctorate degrees.


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