Seed Technical Director ICA-Colombia
Agricultural Engineer and PhD in Agricultural Sciences – Plant Genetic Improvement Research Line of the National University of Colombia, Palmira campus, with experience in research, maintenance and conservation of genetic resources, co-creator of the Valle 2000 soybean variety. Management, execution and follow-up of the regulations for the introduction, production, release and commercialization of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), in carrying out risk assessments of the different applications submitted for the introduction, production and release of GMOs and in the Preparation and execution of biosafety studies carried out with GM cotton, corn and soybeans in Colombia. High leadership and teamwork skills. Experience in intellectual property of plant varieties. Knowledge in carrying out the agronomic evaluation tests of cultivars for their registration in the National Registry of Commercial Cultivars and in the tests of Distinguishability, Homogeneity and Stability in the field, in statistical analyzes and technical examinations that are the support for the granting of the certificate. of breeder.
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