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Manuel Jesús Ahumada Escandón

Director

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Bionanomaterials: development, characterization and application Solute transport through membranes and toxin role Nanoparticles-peptide/protein interaction, characterization and biological evaluation Photochemistry applied to heterogeneous systems

Educación

  •  Chemistry, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 2010
  •  Chemistry, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 2011
  •  Química, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 2016

Experiencia Académica

  •   Instructor I Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Chemistry and Biology

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - 2016

  •   Postdoctoral Fellow Full Time

    University of Ottawa

    Faculty of Medicine

    Ottawa, Canada

    2016 - 2018

  •   Research fellow Full Time

    HARVARD UNIVERSITY

    Boston, Estados Unidos

    2018 - 2019

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    Universidad Mayor

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

  •   Director Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Ciencias, Ingeniería y Tecnología

    Santiago, Chile

    2021 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Associate Research Other

    Universidad Mayor

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Fellow Full Time

    University of Ottawa Heart Institute

    Ottawa, Canada

    2016 - 2018

  •   Research Fellow Full Time

    Harvard Medical School

    Boston, Estados Unidos

    2018 - A la fecha

  •   Review Editor Other

    Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology

    Suiza

    2019 - A la fecha

  •   Director Centro de Nanotecnología Aplicada Full Time

    Universidad Mayor

    Santiago, Chile

    2021 - A la fecha

  •   Investigador Principal/Profesor Asistente Full Time

    Universidad Mayor

    Santiago, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Fernando Gonzales Torres (2019), Director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Gabriel Tapia Araya (2019), Director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Romina Valenzuela (2020), Director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Javier Cortés (2019-2021), Co-director, Maestría en Radicales libres en Biología / Universidad de Valparaíso
Cristopher Vergara (2020), Director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Juan Hernández (2020 - actual), Director, Doctorado en Materiales Avanzados / Universidad Mayor
Adolfo Guerra (2021), co-director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Nayhara Francini (2021), co-director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Nicolás Santos (2022), Director, Pregrado, Escuela de Biotecnología / Universidad Mayor
Rafael Salinas (2022), co-director, pregrado, Ingeniería en Biotecnología / Universidad Andrés Bello


Premios y Distinciones

  •   SciFinder Future Leaders Program 2018

    American Chemical Society

    Estados Unidos, 2018

    Distinción consistentes en Charlas profesionales en Columbus, Ohio, EEUU, y posterior asistencia a congreso nacional de la ACS en Boston, MA, EEUU. Todos los gastos incluidos

  •   Award of Excellence for Postdoctoral Studies – Best Postdoctoral fellow

    UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

    Canada, 2017

    Premio a mejor postdoc 2017 de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Ottawa

  •   University of Ottawa Postdoctoral fellowship travel grant

    UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

    Chile, 2017

    Premio que permite la asistencia a cualquier congreso en el campo del postdoctorado

  •   University of Ottawa Heart Institute Travel Award

    University of Ottawa Heart Institute

    Chile, 2017

    Beca para asistencia a congresos

  •   Congress assistance scholarship

    International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)

    Alemania, 2015

    Beca para asistencia a congreso de la IUBMB

  •   Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship

    GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

    Canada, 2015

    Beca para realización de pasantía doctoral en Canadá

  •   Congress assistance scholarship

    International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

    Estados Unidos, 2014

    Beca de asistencia a Congreso de la Sociedad Internacional de Fotobiología

  •   First place in the 2011 promotion for the B.Sc. in Chemistry

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Chile, 2012

    Primer lugar en la promoción 2011 de la carrera Lic. en química


 

Article (22)

Cytocompatible drug delivery hydrogels based on carboxymethylagarose/chitosan pH-responsive polyelectrolyte complexes
Building new cardiac vasculature and myocardium: where are we at?
Multifunctional Nano and Collagen-Based Therapeutic Materials for Skin Repair
Electroconductive materials as biomimetic platforms for tissue regeneration
Design of dipalmitoyl lecithin liposomes loaded with quercetin and rutin and their release kinetics from carboxymethyl cellulose edible films
Effect of nanosilver surfaces on peptide reactivity towards reactive oxygen species
Nanoengineered Electroconductive Collagen-Based Cardiac Patch for infarcted Myocardium Repair
NANoPoLC algorithm for correcting nanoparticle concentration by sample polydispersity
Protein capped nanosilver free radical oxidation: role of biomolecule capping on nanoparticle colloidal stability and protein oxidation
Collagen-Based Photoactive Agent for Tissue Bonding
Electroconductive nanoengineered biomimetic hybrid fibers for cardiac tissue engineering
Multi-functional thermo-crosslinkable collagen-metal nanoparticle composites for tissue regeneration: nanosilver vs. nanogold
Novel specific peptides as superior surface stabilizers for silver nano structures: role of peptide chain length
The pore forming capacity of Sticholysin I in dipalmitoyl phosphatidyl vesicles is tuned by osmotic stress
Anomalous Hammett's plot in the quenching of Ru(bpy)3 2+ phosphorescence by p-substituted phenols
Spherical silver nanoparticles in the detection of thermally denatured collagens
Sprayable peptide-modified silver nanoparticles as a barrier against bacterial colonization
TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF BILAYER PROPERTIES IN LIPOSOMES AND THE USE OF FLUORESCENT PROBES AS A TOOL TO ELUCIDATE THE PERMEATION MECHANISM OF HYDROPHILIC SOLUTES
Response of unilamellar DPPC and DPPC:SM vesicles to hypo and hyper osmotic shocks: A comparison
Rate of solute incorporation to liposomes evaluated from encapsulated enzymes activities
Diffusion of hydrogen peroxide across DPPC large unilamellar liposomes
Effect of Human Serum Albumin on the Kinetics of N-glutaryl-L-phenylalanine p-nitroanilide Hydrolysis Catalyzed by alpha-Chymotrypsin

BookSection (6)

Fundamentals concepts on surface chemistry of nanomaterials
Nanomaterials for Engineering the Treatment of Skin Wounds
Nanomaterials for its Use in Biomedicine: An Overview
Regulatory Normative of Nanomaterials for their Use in Biomedicine
Biomolecule-silver nanoparticles based materials for biomedical applications
Porosity in biomaterials: applications in biomedicine

BookWhole (1)

Nanoengineering Materials for Biomedical Uses

Proyecto (16)

Nanodispositivo multifuncional para la entrega eficiente de Florfenicol en salmón del Atlántico, como una herramienta de bajo costo para el tratamiento del Síndrome Rickettsial Salmonídeo
Modeling of epigenetic gene regulatory networks in sweet cherry floral buds in response to differential seasonal climate conditions
Sistema de detección rápido de SARS-CoV2 en superficies: Una potencial herramienta de prevención para espacios públicos
Becas Chile de Postdoctorado en el extranjero=> Nano-engineered Materials for Tissue Engineering=> a Multi-layer Approach
Injectable collagen-nanocomposite matrix for cancer treatments: a multi nanocomponent approach
Injectable Collagen-Nanocomposite Matrix for Cancer Treatments=> a Multi-Nanocomponent Approach
Injectable polymer-nanocomposite matrices as treatments for drug resistant diseases: an approach for cancer tumor and bacterial infection treatments
Nano-engineered materials for tissue engineering: a multi-layer approach
Biosynthetic alternatives to human donor corneal transplantation (Ottawa-Montreal)
Biomimetic Nano-Composite Materials for Tissue Engineering
Beca Apoyo de Tesis Doctoral
New hybrid-materials for regenerative medicine
STUDIES ON THE DIFFUSION OF SMALL SOLUTES THROUGH LIPIDS BILAYERS IN UNILAMELLAR LIPOSOMES
Beca de Doctorado Nacional
Toxinas de Interés para la Biomediciona (BIOTOX)
KINETIC AND THERMODYNAMIC STUDIES IN SYSTEMS COMPRISING ENZYMES IN PRESENCE OF PROTEINS, POLYMERS OR SURFACTANTS

Review (1)

Association models for binding of molecules to nanostructures
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Manuel Ahumada

Director

Centro de Nanotecnología Aplicada

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

5
cristian calderon

inestigador/profesor

Centro de Química Medica

Universidad del Desarollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Begoña Gimenez

INVESTIGADOR ASOCIADO

CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DE LOS ALIMENTOS

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Andrea Silva

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Recabarren

Postdoc

Facultad de Ciencias Químicas

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile