Alicia Sánchez


Alicia Sánchez (Agr. Eng., Mag.)
Alicia has worked as researcher at Latitud since 2017.

She got her degree as Agronomy Engineer at the University of the Republic in 2001. She completed a Master’s Degree from 2003 to 2006, and received her Magister’s Diploma in Biology from the School of Sciences (2006). She took specialization courses on forestry protection (entomology, phytopathology, biological pest control), wood preservation and biodeterioration. She is regularly involved in research projects at the University of the Republic (Uruguay) and the Uruguayan Technology Laboratory (LATU).
Alicia has been published scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and extension journals (11) and proceedings of international conferences (4), and has participated in national and international meetings (11). She is a member of the Forest Health Committee of the Forestry Producers Society.

Previous experience
2013 – 2016: Researcher at the Uruguayan Technology Laboratory (LATU), at the Research, Development and Innovation Department.
2006 – 2013: Consultant at LATU’s Forestry Projects Department.
2005 – 2006: Consultant at the Mycology Laboratory of the School of Sciences, University of the Republic (UdelaR) (hosted by the School of Engineering)
1997 – 2005: Research Assistant at the Forestry and Wood Technology Department of the School of Agronomy, UdelaR.