User:Nathaly Marin-Medina

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Nathaly Marín-Medina

Researcher at Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
Investigación actual


Currently, I am a researcher at Laboratorio de Investigación y Desarrollo en Electrónica y Redes - LIDER, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, and a member of the Comité Científico Colombiano del Sector Aeroespacial - COCSAE. My current research projects consist in proposing biophysical loads for nanosatellites, and codirecting a series of remote interviews to different professionals talking about our lives during the CoViD pandemics, called #LoHacemosxTIC

I have a PhD and a MSc in Physics, graduating from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). I also have a MEng in Electrical Engineering, graduating from École des Mines de Nantes (France), and my undergraduate BEng was in Electronics Engineering at Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia).


Magainin-H2 effects on the permeabilization and mechanical properties of giant unilamellar vesicles
Published: October 1, 2019 - Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2019.06.028

Complex Phase Behavior of GUVs Containing Different Sphingomyelins
Published: December 2018 - Biophysical Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2018.12.018

Effects of the peptide Magainin H2 on Supported Lipid Bilayers studied by different biophysical techniques
Published: October 4, 2018 - BBA - Biomembranes
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2018.10.003

Mechanical properties that influence antimicrobial peptide activity in lipid membranes
Published: November 11, 2016 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-016-7975-9

Congress Participations

Effect of an antimicrobial peptide on model membranes studied by Atomic Force Microscopy and Fluorescence Microscopy
October 2016
Science through Scanning Probe Microscopy - StSPM'16
Bologna, Italy

Changes in the mechanical properties of supported lipid bilayers due to the presence of the antimicrobial peptide mag-H2 studied by atomic force microscopy and force spectroscopy
July 2016
7th Summer School on Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology
Graz University of Technology
Graz, Austria

International Relations Committee Travel Award
February 2012
The Biophysical Society provides Travel Awards to the Annual Meeting for students, postdoctoral fellows, and senior scientists to recognize excellence in biophysics and promote greaterinteraction amogn biophysicists throughout the world.
56th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting
San Diego, California, USA


University of the Andes - Colombia
PhD, Physics

University of the Andes - Colombia
MSc, Physics

École des Mines de Nantes - France
MEng, Electrical Engineering
Minor: Automatic Control and Industrial Computation

University of the Andes - Colombia
BEng Electronics Engineering and Electrical Engineering


• Spanish - Mother tongue
• English - Advanced
• French - Advanced
• Italian - Advanced
• Greek - Beginner

Research interests

• Engineering - Nanosatellites
• Engineering - Entrepreneurship
• Engineering - Data Analytics
• Engineering - Satellite Image Analysis
• Engineering - Science, Technology and Innovation divulgation
• Biophysics - Nanomechanical properties

Useful links

Red de Investigaciones de Tecnología Avanzada - Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
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