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Ana Maria Henao Ramírez

Country of origin: Colombia Currently in: Colombia, Medellin General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2015 Master Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

PhD Research: Optimization of the micropropagation process for Theobroma cacao L. through somatic embryogenesis

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Biotechnology PhD


Red Iberoamericana de Biotecnología Vegetal REDBIO

Presentation given

Potential Regeneration via somatic embryogenesis of different genotypes of cocoa (Theobroma cacao).
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Event: ). XVI National Congress of Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
Clonal propagation Biotechnology: A solution to the current challenges in the production of elite varieties of cacao (Theobroma cacao).
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Event: 7th Latinoamerican Expo-Science ESI-AMLAT 2014
Development of an in vitro propagation protocol for Plukenetia volubilis L. “Sancha Inchi “by nodal explants
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Event: . IV Biology Research Symposium. University of Antioquia
Using research-based innovations to support the restoration of a dry forest ecosystem in the Colombian Caribbean and the sustainable use of forest products for improving human communities’ welfare
Cancún, México.
Event: Workshop "Forests in climate change research and policy: The role of forest management and conservation in a complex international setting
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Feb 2016
Third place in The Royal Academy of Engineering´s Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LiF) final pitch session
Third place in The Royal Academy of Engineering´s Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LiF) final pitch session. London. 2016
Feb 2016
Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LiF).
Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LiF). The Royal Academy of Engineering and UK Government Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ Newton Fund programme. London. From 14th Feb‐ 27th Feb 2016.
Jun 2014
Scholarship Doctorate of University of Antioquia
Scholarship Doctorate of University of Antioquia. First Call Doctoral Fellowship Committee for the Development of Research and Graduate Central Committee, University of Antioquia. Colombia. 2014
Sep 2012
First Place degrees ceremony
First Place degrees ceremony, Mayor Average 4.42 20 graduates in the promotion of 28 September 2012. Biology Institute, University of Antioquia. Colombia. 2012.