Eoin Brodie is a Senior Scientist in the Ecology Department of Berkeley Lab’s Earth and Environmental Sciences Area (EESA). Dr. Brodie serves as the Deputy Director of the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division, Program Domain Lead for Environmental and Biological Systems Sciences and co-lead of the labwide Microbes-to-Biomes initiative. At the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Brodie is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management. He obtained his Ph.D. from University College Dublin in Ireland and joined LBNL following postdoctoral research at UC Berkeley.
Dr. Brodie serves on the Editorial Board of Microbiome, on the Academic Editorial Board of Peer J and is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology. For his role in development of the Berkeley Lab PhyloChip with Gary Andersen, Todd DeSantis and Yvette Piceno, in 2008 he was awarded an R&D100 award in addition to a Wall St Journal Technology Innovation award. His research focuses on the feedbacks between microorganisms and their natural environments, with a primary focus on soil and subsurface systems.