Emilia Barreto Durán

Emilia Barreto Durán, M.Sc.
Ph.D. student
Laboratory of Virology MCB
E-mail: emiliabarreto [AT] javeriana.edu.co

Research interests

  • Virology.


prof Krzysztof Pyrc

Education and experience
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    1. 2019- . Ph.D. studies. Jagiellonian University, Virogenetics group, Malopolska Center of Biotechnology, Krakow, Poland.
    2. 2019. Biochemical Research Group, Faculty of Science, Pontifical Xavierian University. Bogotá, Colombia.
    3. 2016 – 2019. M.Sc. Studies. Pontifical Xavierian University – Bogotá, Colombia
    4. 2016. Internship. Visual and Hearing Genetic Diseases Research group, Human Genetics Institute, Pontifical Xavierian
      University. Bogotá, Colombia.
    5. 2015.Teaching assistant, Genetics, University of Los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia.
    6. 2015. Internship. Virus Molecular Biology Research group, Department of Medicine, National University of Colombia.
      Bogotá, Colombia.
    7. 2010 – 2016. B.Sc. Studies. University of Los Andes – Bogotá, Colombia

    1. 2018. Master Thesis with Honorable Mention Award. Pontifical Xavierian University. Bogotá, Colombia.
    2. 2018. National Academy of Medicine Scientific Investigation Honorary Mention Award 2018. National Academy of Medicine.
      Bogotá, Colombia.

    1. Pyrc K, Milewska A, Baretto Duran E, Botwina P, Lopes R, Arenas-Pinto A, Badr M, Mellor R, Kalber T, Fernandez-Reyes D, Schatzlein AG, Uchegbu IF. (2020). SARS-CoV-2 inhibition in human airway epithelial cells using a mucoadhesive, amphiphilic chitosan that may serve as an anti-viral nasal spray. BioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2020.12.10.413609
    2. Synowiec A, Szczepanski A, Barreto-Duran E, Lie LK, Pyrc K. (2020). SARS-CoV-2: A systemic infection. Clinical Microbiology Reviews. in press.
    3. Milewska A, Chi Y, Szczepanski A, Barreto-Duran E, Dabrowska A, Botwina P, Liu K, Liu D, Guo X, Ge Y, Li J, Cui L, Ochman M, Urlik M, Rodziewicz-Motowidlo S, Zhu F, Szczubialka K, Nowakowska M, Pyrc K. (2020). HTCC as a highly effective polymeric inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 and MERS-CoV. Journal of Virology. in press.
    4. Mejía-Cruz CC, Barreto-Durán E, Pardo-Pérez MA, Jimenez MC, Rincón J, Vanegas K, Rodríguez JL, Jaramillo-Garcia LF, Ulloa JC, Díaz RM, Leal-García E, Pérez-Núñez R, Barreto A, Rodríguez-Pardo VM. (2019). Generation of Organotypic Multicellular Spheres by Magnetic Levitation: Model for the Study of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells Microenvironment. International journal of stem cells. 12(1):51-62.
    5. Barreto-Durán E, Mejía-Cruz CC, Leal-García E, Pérez-Núñez R, Rodríguez-Pardo VM. (2018). Impact of donor characteristics on the quality of bone marrow as a source of mesenchymal stromal cells. American journal of stem cells. 7(5):114-120.