Catalina Picasso Risso

PhD Candidate,

Catalina Picasso Risso

Contact Info

PhD Candidate


Catalina is a PhD Candidate in the department of Veterinary Population Medicine, with work focusing on the epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis in cattle from different regions worldwide. Catalina is originally from Uruguay, a country with a strong cattle production background, and as a child was interested in animal health and the health of the people who work with them. This interest lead her to study veterinary medicine and to work particularly with those diseases that can be transmitted to humans. 


cattle, bovine tuberculosis, epidemiology


  • English
  • Spanish