Diana BAQUERO URIZA

Diana is a chemical engineer and microbiologist graduated from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.  Currently, she is cursing her master studies in Biological Sciences from the same university.

During her undergraduate thesis she worked on producing ethanol from food wastes and she obtained the best thesis award from the Chemical Engineer Department.

In her master’s thesis she is working with bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, as a possible solution to the antibiotic resistance. She won a scholarship from the Centro Argentino – Brasileño of Biotecnología to attend an intensive short course of bacteriophages and their applications on biotechnology.

Diana has a background in biological sciences teaching and technical review of biotechnological patent applications. She is fluent in English and she is learning French. 

She is a hard-worker, inventive and dedicated person who is highly interested in science, biotechnology inventions and phage therapy.