Biophysics

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Professors

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


Former Professors

• Ramón Fayad, Universidad Nacional - Group Founder

Lab. Manager

• Elizabeth Suesca, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

• Duber Murillo, Ph.D.


Students

Ph.D. Students

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

Master´s Students

• Paula Manuela Siaucho Uriza, Biological Sciences
• John Erick Cabrera Ramirez, Physics

Undergraduate Students

• Juan Sebastián Meléndez Granados, Physics
• Cristhian David Perdomo Gómez, MD
• Ruben Leonardo Acevedo Valenzuela, Physics
• Laura Tatiana Camacho, Microbiology
• Luis Mauricio Gonzalez Cornejo, Physics
• Santiago Ortiz Vasquez,Physics
• Daniel Arroyo, MD

Past Lab Members

• Elkin Ramón Alvis Narváez, Physics
• Nathan Mateo Marin Jimenez, Physics
• Diego Alexander Hernandez Caro, Microbiology
Jorge Madrid Wolff, Master
• César Nieto, Ph.D.
• María Isabel Pérez López, MSc & Lab Manager
• Nicolás Barbosa Berrío, MSc
• Juan Pablo Barrero Flores, Physics
• José David Pereiro, Physics
• Alejandro Lozada Cortés, Physics
• Angela Narváez, Ph.D.
• Diego Alberto Castro, MSc
• Lina Contreras, MSc
• Jorge Luis Romero, MSc
• 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, MSc
• Jorge Luis Sanchez Ruiz, MSc
• Nathaly Marin-Medina, Ph.D.
• Juan Carlos Arias Castro, Ph.D.
• Susana Simanca, MSc
• Daniel Felipe Otálora, Biology
• Cristian Medina, Physics
• Silvia Cañas, MSc [1]
• Gerson Cote, Physics
• Juanita Lara, Physics [2]
• Mólkary López, MSc
• Iván Rey, MSc & lab Manager
• Luis Alejandro Mahecha, MSc
• Diego Alejandro Ramírez, MSc
• Paula Santisteban, MSc
• Andrés Tibabuzo, Chemistry
• Nicolás Afanador, MSc
• José Luis Alejo Amaya, Physics
• Maier Avendaño, Microbiology [3]
• Andrés Ernesto Mejía Villamil, Physics
• Jackson Ocampo, Physics & lab Manager
• Carola Hernández, MSc
• Samuel Ramírez, MSc
• Dilia E. Rangel, Master
• Natalia Rodríguez, Microbiology
• Andrés Felipe Valderrama, Biology



Systems Biology

Summary/Resumen
Stochasticity in gene expression and signaling
Phenotypic variability as survival strategy
Control in synthetic genetic circuits
Evolution of cooperation
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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
• Camilo Aponte-Santamaría,Max Planck Tandem Group in Computational Biophysics - Universidad de los Andes [4]


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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