Gustavo Ramirez Calderon

PhD Students



B2/L4 - 4255-WS02

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Research Interests

Gustavo is a biologist interested in host-pathogen interaction of parasites such as Plasmodium and Leishmania. The interdisciplinary approach of the nanomedicine lab is a great opportunity to assess infection molecular mechanisms, develop diagnostic tools, new treatments, and design better control strategies.


  • M.Sc., Tropical Infections and Health, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Bogotá, Colombia, 2014

  • B.Sc, Biology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Bogotá, Colombia, 2010

Professional Profile

  • ​​2016 - 2017: Laboratory Support, Nanomedicine Lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014 - 2015: Research Assistant, Malaria Research Group, University of Antioquia, Colombia
  • 2012 - 2013: Intership, Dermatological Center Federico Lleras Acosta, Colombia​

Research Interests Keywords

Alzheimer's disease Colon cancer Cell encapsulation Tissue engineering

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