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María Fernanda Contreras

  • PhD Bioscience
  • PhD Candidate
  • KAUST - Integrative Systems Biology Lab
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  • 52CitationsNumber of citations received by María Fernanda's publications. Updated daily.

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Research interests

cancer.nanoparticle cell interactionsMembrane biophysics. Bio-nanotechnology

Co-authors (19)

Publications (5)

  • Bacterial Biofilm Formation Induces Strong Shifts in Lipid Composition Resulting in Increased Resistance Towards Antimicrobial Peptide Activity

    • Isabel Perez M
    • Rodriguez N
    • Ocampo J
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  • Cytotoxicity and Effects on Cell Viability of Nickel Nanowires

    • Perez J
    • Contreras M
    • Vilanova E
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  • Cytotoxicity and Effects on Cell Viability of Nickel Nanowires

    • Pérez J
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  • Biofunctionalized magnetic nanowires as materials for cancer cell destruction

    • Contreras M
    • Yang X
    • Ravasi T
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  • Measurement of Physical Properties of Staphylococcus aureus Plasma Membrane During Biofilm Growth Process

    • Contreras M
    • Leidy C
    • Arévalo C
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Professional experience

PhD Candidate

KAUST - Integrative Systems Biology Lab

January 2011 - Present

Summer intern

University of California Davis - Longo research group

June 2010 - August 2010(2 months)

Researcher student

Universidad de los Andes - Biophysics lab

January 2009 - July 2009(6 months)

Education

PhD Bioscience

KAUST

January 2011 - Present

M.Sc. Bioscience

KAUST

September 2009 - December 2010(a year)

Physics

National University of Colombia

February 2004 - July 2009(5 years)