Department of Infectious Diseases
Graduate Student, Kaplan Lab, Moorhead Lab

Dr. Leonor Sicalo Gianechini is a PhD candidate in the Department of Infectious. Dr. Sicalo earned her DVM at the University of the Republic in Uruguay, in 2017. She then pursued a residency on animal health at the National Institute of Agriculture Technology in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Prior to engaging into her research program in 2020, she worked as a veterinary clinician on different ruminant production systems from Uruguay and Argentina. Currently, her research focuses on anthelmintic resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes, from cattle and small ruminants. She’s eager to make contributions to improve parasite control in ruminants, promoting sustainable production.

Research Interests

  • Anthelmintic resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes
  • Anthelmintic screening, drug development
  • Cattle and small ruminant production

Selected Publications


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