July 4, 2019


Principal Investigators

Fernando Danilo González-Nilo 
Director / > TD5 Lab

Dr. González-Nilo is the Director of the Center of Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, from Universidad Andres Bello in Chile. Is a chemist and PhD in Chemical Sciences, postdoc in National Cancer Institute (USA). With more than 17 years of experience in chemistry and computational biology, Dr. González has more than 110 ISI articles and 3 patent applications. His research lines are related to theoretical biophysics applied to ionic channels and enzymes, bio-nanotechnology applied to controlled release of RNAi, peptides and drugs; computational design of drugs, peptides and protein engineering.

José Manuel Pérez Donoso
Bio-Nanotechnology and Microbiology Lab

Biochemist and PhD in Microbiology of University of Santiago Chile, postdoc in University of Western Ontario, Canada and University of Santiago Chile, where he specialised in bacterial pathogenicity mechanisms and tolerance of heavy materials mechanisms. With over 13 years of experience in research, Dr. Pérez has published more than 30 articles and presented 3 patent applications. Since 2011 Dr. Pérez leads the Bio-nanotechnology and Microbiology Lab at CBIB.


Yorley Duarte
Chemical Synthesis

Food Chemist and Master in Chemical Science from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and PhD in Applied Sciences from Universidad de Talca. Dr. Duarte has specialized in Chemical synthesis and Drug discovery. Currently leads the Chemical Synthesis Group at CBIB.     

Hegaly Mendoza Vilches
Electron Microscopy Lab

Biochemist and PhD in Applied Sciences, Dr. Mendoza is dedicated to characterization of molecular interactions, which dominate the generation of proteic aggregates through the combination of simulation and low voltage electronic microscopy.

Ignacio Díaz Franulik
> Ion Channel Biophysics Lab

Biochemist of Universidad de Chile and PhD in Neuroscience from the Universidad de Valparaiso. Dr. Diaz-Franulic currently leads the Ion Channel Biophysics Lab at CBIB.   

Juan Ugalde Casanova
> Microbial Data Science Lab

B.S. in Molecular Biotechnology of Universidad de Chile and PhD in in Marine Biology from University of California San Diego, USA. Dr. Ugalde currently leads the Microbial Data Science Lab at CBIB.   

Jorge H. Valdés Anabalón
>Bioinformatics and Applied Genomics Lab

Biochemist from the University of Santiago Chile, and Ph.D. in Biotechnology from the Andrés Bello University, Chile. Dr. Valdés studies genome evolution and its phenotypic consequences in organisms with biotechnological potential. His group uses OMICS tools and bioinformatics to develop projects in the fields of aquaculture, agriculture, bio-mining, and the wine industry.