Oriana Sanchez

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Phone: +49.8161.71.3587
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: oriana.sanchez[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

02/2019- present PhD student at the Chair of Terrestrial Ecology Department of Ecology and Ecosystem management Technische Universität München, Freising (Germany) under the supervision of Dr. S. Zytynska and Prof. W. Weisser. Topic: The functional relevance of multitrophic interactions in a cereal crop system.
10/2016- 06/2018 M. Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature conservation Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität, Greifswald (Germany). Thesis: Challenges or opportunities: A case study of using DNA barcoding in the sclerotia and plasmodial stages of Myxomycetes developing from subtropical moist chamber cultures.
08/2017- 09/2018 Internship molecular biology Research group of special Botany, Institute of Botany, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität, Greifswald (Germany).
08/2009- 06/2015 B. Sc. Biology University of Tolima, Ibagué (Colombia).
09/2010- 06/2015 Ed-cational guide and research assistant Part time, Botanical Garden San Jorge, Ibague (Colombia).
04/2012- 06/2012 Laboratory assistant Part-time, Research group of Biotechnology and Plant tissue culture, University of Tolima, Ibagué (Colombia).

Research interest

  • Ecological interactions  through  diverse biotic and abiotic factors
  • Beneficial plant associations
  • Plant growth -microorganisms
  • Agroecology and nature conservation
  • Plant genetics and molecular biology


Plant- microbe- invertebrate interactions – The functional relevance of tritrophic interactions in a cereal crop system, DFG (2018-2021).




The functional relevance of tritrophic interaction in cereal crop system.  Sanchez O &  Zytynska S.  Final meeting COST, phytobiomes and plant health: from basics to application. Thessaloniki, Greece January 2019. Second place in best poster award.

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