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Xochilt María Pocasangre Orellana

Country of origin: El Salvador Currently in: El Salvador, San Salvador General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2016 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Publications resulting from Research: 

Desvars-Larrive, A., Dervic, E., Haug, N., Niederkrotenthaler, T., Chen, J., Di Natale, A., ... & Ten, A. (2020). A structured open dataset of government interventions in response to COVID-19. medRxiv.

Morales-Rivas, A., Álvarez, F. S., Pocasangre-Orellana, X., Girón, L., Guerra, G. N., Martínez, R., ... & Heibl, C. (2020). Big cats are still walking in El Salvador: first photographic records of Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) and an overview of historical records in the country. Check List, 16, 563.

Rivera, J. G. A., Argueta, E. A. C., Romero, S. R. A., Romero, J. P. A., Chica, M. C., Hernández, M. S., ... & Álvarez, F. S. (2020). A community-based survey of mammals in the Río Sapo basin, El Salvador. UNED Research Journal, 12(2), e3015-e3015.

Orellana, X. P., & Parallada, M. S. (2018). Selección de hábitat del lobito de río (Lontra longicaudis)(Carnívora Mustelidae) en la Reserva Natural Iberá, Argentina. Revista de Ciencias Ambientales, 52(2), 111-122.

Desvars-Larrive, A., Dervic, E., Haug, N. et al. A structured open dataset of government interventions in response to COVID-19. Sci Data 7, 285 (2020).

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
I am currently the coordinator of the Interactive Center for Science Learning in El Salvador. It is a scientific dissemination center for students of public and private schools, where experiments are carried out in the areas of Chemistry, Physics and Biology. In addition, the interactive center carries out activities to popularize science in order to bring science closer to people in local communities and promote a scientific culture.

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jan 2013
German Regional Academic Exchange Program Scholarship
It was a scholarship to develop my master's degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management at the International Institute for Wildlife Conservation and Management, Costa Rica.

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