Eugenia Sanchez 

Arbeitsgruppe AG Vences
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2014 - present
PhD student. Zoological Institute, Technische Universität Braunschweig. Germany.

2013 – 2014    
Laboratorio de Sistemática Molecular, Universidad Simón Bolívar. Caracas, Venezuela.

3-months Laboratory internship. Zoological Institute, Technische Universität Braunschweig, and Zoological Institute, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover. Germany.

2007 – 2013    
Licentiate in Biology. Universidad Simón Bolívar. Caracas, Venezuela.

Research interests:    

Ecology and evolution of aposematism. Especially interested in the metabolism of alkaloids in aposematic amphibians.

Conservation genetics, phylogenetics and population genetics.


Vences, M., E. Sanchez, S. Hauswaldt, D. Eikelmann, A. Rodríguez, S. Carranza, D. Donaire, M. Gehara, V. Helfer, S. Lötters, P. Saradhi Peram, P. Werner, S. Schulz, and S. Steinfartz. (2014). Multilocus phylogeny and survey of toxin composition in true salamanders of the genus Salamandra. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 73: 208 – 216.

Rodríguez-Ferraro, A., E. Sanchez, and M. Lentino. (2012). First description of the nest and eggs of the Plain-flanked rail (Rallus wetmorei). Ornitología Neotropical 23 (6): 461 – 466.