Sandra Bravo studied Biology at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina and graduated as Licenciada en Ciencias Biologicas in 1990. After 4 years of doctoral fellowship, She received her PhD degree in 2006 at the same institution. Her expertise area is fire ecology, regeneration strategies and dispersion in native woody species from Argentine Chaco region. Currently, She works as Research/ Professor in Instituto de Silvicultura y Manejo de Bosques, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Nacional de Santiago del Estero, Argentina. She is Director of 3 doctoral fellowships and Co-director of 3 doctoral fellowships. Their current research projects are - Ecological studies on soil seed banks of native woody species from Argentine Chaco region and effects of disturbances. - Vegetative regeneration strategies of native woody species from Argentine Chaco region and effects of disturbances. - Disturbance regimes in native forests from the Argentine Chaco region.