Education: Ph. D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1994), Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain Career: ●Staff CSIC since 2006. Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas. In 2009 promoted to Research Scientist. In 2016 promoted to Research Professor. ●Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2003-2006. Universidad Politecnica de Valencia ●Ramon y Cajal Postdoctoral fellow, 1998-2003. Laboratory of Prof. Ramon Serrano, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia. ●EMBO postdoctoral fellow, 1995-1997. Laboratory of Prof. Erwin Grill, ETH Zurich, Switzerland/ TU Munich, Germany. Author of >100 articles, 4 patents, participation in 33 projects (20 as PI), Associated Editor in Molecular Plant. Dr. Rodriguez is a leader in ABA signaling, with particular emphasis on the biotechnological potential of the pathway for improving plant tolerance to drought and salinity. He has played a key role in the discovery and characterization of the new family of PYR/PYL ABA receptors and their connection with PP2Cs and SnRK2s.