Biophysics

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Professors

Manu Forero-Shelton, Department of Physics (anforero)
Juan Manuel Pedraza, Department of Physics (jmpedraza)
Chad Leidy, Department of Physics, Lab Founder


Former Professors

• Ramón Fayad, Universidad Nacional - Group Founder

Lab. Manager

Elizabeth Suesca, PhD in Physics

Postdoctoral Researcher


Students

Ph.D. Students

César Nieto, Physics
Gerson Dirceu López Muñoz, Chemistry
David Camilo Durán-Chaparro, Physics
Juan David Orjuela, Physics

Master´s Students

Jorge Madrid Wolff, Physics

Undergraduate Students

Diego Alexander Hernandez Caro, Physics
Juan Sebastián Meléndez Granados, Physics
Elkin Ramón Alvis Narváez, Physics
Cristhian David Perdomo Gómez
Andres Felipe Amar Lesmes, Physics
Paula Manuela Siaucho Uriza, Physics
Nathan Mateo Marin Jimenez, Physics


Past Lab Members

• User: María Isabel Pérez López, Microbiology
• User:Nicolás Barbosa Berrío, Physics
• Juan Pablo Barrero Flores, Physics
• José David Pereiro, Physics
• Alejandro Lozada Cortés, Physics
• Angela Narváez, PhD in Physics
• Diego Alberto Castro,Physics
• Lina Contreras, Biological Sciences
• Jorge Luis Romero, Biological Sciences
• Nathalie Agudelo, Physics and Biology
• Juan Estupinan-Mendez, Physics and Biology
• Roberto Moran Tovar, Physics
• Cesar A. Quintana, Physics and Microbiology
• Nancy Ruiz Uribe, Physics and Biology
• Valentina Quiroga-Fonseca,Physics
• Luis_A._Gutierrez-Lopez,Physics
• Carlos A. Sanchez,Physics and Microbiology
• Manuela Vanegas-Ferro, Biology and Microbiology
• Rudy M. Mendez, Physics
• Jorge Luis Sanchez Ruiz, Soft Condensed Matter, Physics
• Nathaly Marin-Medina, Physics
• Juan Carlos Arias Castro, Physics
• Susana Simanca, Biological Sciences
• Daniel Felipe Otálora, Biological Sciences
• Cristian Medina, Undergrad student
• Silvia Cañas, Master student [1]
• Gerson Cote, Undergrad student
• Juanita Lara, Undergrad student [2]
• Mólkary López, Master student
• Iván Rey, Master student & lab Manager
• Luis Alejandro Mahecha, Master student
• Alejandro Otero, Undergrad student
• Diego Alejandro Ramírez, Master student
• Paula Santisteban, Master student
• Andrés Tibabuzo, Undergrad student
• Nicolás Afanador, Master student
• José Luis Alejo Amaya, Undergrad student
• Maier Avendaño, Undergrad student [3]
• Andrés Ernesto Mejía Villamil,Undergrad student
• Jackson Ocampo, Undergrad student & lab Manager
• Carola Hernández, Master student
• Martínez-Gálvez, Undergrad student
• Samuel Ramírez, Master stduent
• Dilia E. Rangel, Master student
• Natalia Rodríguez, Undergrad student
• Andrés Felipe Valderrama, Undergrad student



Systems Biology

Summary/Resumen
Stochasticity in gene expression and signaling
Phenotypic variability as survival strategy
Control in synthetic genetic circuits
Evolution of cooperation
SysBio Meeting

Cell Mechanics and Adhesion, Microscopy

Summary/Resumen
Cell mechanics and adhesion, biofilms
The Mechanics of immunity
Microscopy
Education and teaching
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Membrane Biophysics

Summary/Resumen
Liposome catchment processes by tumor origin cell lines
Membrane fluctuation analysis in giant unilamelar vesicles
Study of survival strategies of S. aureus biofilms exposed to membrane-active antimicrobial peptides
Molecular dynamics of membranes to study their mechanical properties
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In the lab

Quartzy
Protocols
Equipment
Microscopes
Group Meetings
Software

iGEM

iGEM 2015, twitter
iGEM 2013
Uniandes news about iGEM 2012
Local news about iGEM 2011

Collaborators

Paulsson Lab, Harvard Univeristy
Pilizota Lab, The University of Edinburgh
Elkaroui lab, The University of Edinburgh
• Gabriel Téllez, Condensed Matter - Uniandes
• Andrés González Mancera, Mechanical Engineering - Uniandes
• John Mario González, Medical School - Uniandes
• Silvia Restrepo, LAMFU Lab - Uniandes
• Jenny Dussan, CIMIC Lab - Uniandes
• Juan A. Sánchez, Biommar Lab - Uniandes
• Marcela Manrique, Chemistry - Universidad de Antioquia
• Gilles Pieffet, Science Department - Universidad Antonio Nariño


Join us!

Prospective Students
Prospective Researchers

Address

LABORATORIO DE BIOFÍSICA
Edificio Q
Laboratorio Q-401
Departamento de Física
Universidad de los Andes
Carrera 1 N° 18A - 12
Bogotá, COLOMBIA
Tel: (+571) 3394949
biofisica@uniandes.edu.co

Webpages

Official website
In maintenance (Since April 2015)
Department of Physics (En)
Departamento de Física (Es)
University of the Andes (En)
Universidad de los Andes (Es)
Official Twitter account


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Photo credits: Nathaly Marín-Medina. July 2015. View from Q building at Uniandes. Bogota.

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