2012-present: M.S. student, Dept. of Plant Pathology
and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
2007-2010: B.S. (Agronomy Engineer), Zamorano
Agricultural University, Honduras.
Thesis: Evaluation of eight densities of mix
cropping of sweet corn, beans and squash in land
equivalence ratio and weed control in Zamorano,
2012: Secretariat of High Education, Science and
Technology. Senescyt Scholarship. Ecuador.
2012-Present: Graduate Assistant, Dept. of Plant
Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State
University, Baton Rouge
2012 Summer: Internship in plant virology, Dept. of
Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State
University, Baton Rouge.
2011-2012: Technician, Ministry of Agriculture of
2010: Intern, Department of Production of Natural
Enemies and Biological Control. Zamorano
Herrera, F., Ghanem-Sabanadzovic, N., and Valverde,
R. 2013. A begomovirus infecting Gold Veined Oxalis.
Phytopathology 103 (Suppl. 2):S2.59.
Area of Research:
Characterization of viruses that cause yellow vein
in ornamental plants.
Academic Associations and Involvement
2013-Present: Student member of the American