Mexico city


December 26

I am...

Biologist, Doctor

My research field or area of interest innanotechnology

Biopolymers for assembly of active organic layers, AFM-PFM in biomolecules and self-assemblies, polydimethylsiloxane activation, biomineral based in Carbonates and biosilica from diatoms. Organic-inorganic ineteractions in origins of life and PFM ferroelectric organic molecules. Prebiotic chemistry, molecular evolution at the nanoscale. 

Interest in...

Atomic force microscopy, FTIR, DSC, computer simulations with Hyperchem

Publication list

Alejandro Heredia, V.Meunier, I.K.Bdikin, J.Gracio, N.Balke, S.Jesse, A.Tselev, P.Agarwal, B.G.Sumpter, S.V.Kalinin, A.L.Kholkin Nanoscale ferroelectricity in crystalline gamma glycine. Accepted in Advanced Functional Materials Alejandro Heredia, E. Figueira, C. T. Rodrigues, A. Rodríguez-Galván, V. A. Basiuk, E. G. Vrieling, S. F.P. Almeida, Cd2+ affects the growth, hierarchical structure and peptide composition of the biosilica of the freshwater diatom Nitzschia palea, Accepted in Phycological Research A. Rodríguez-Galván, F. F. Contreras-Torres, E.V. Basiuk, Alejandro Heredia, and V. A. Basiuk Deposition of silver nanoparticles onto human serum albumin-functionalized multi-walled carbon Nanotubes The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (In press) D. Isakov, E. de Matos Gomes, I. Bdikin, B. Almeida, M. Belsley, M. Costa, V.Rodrigues, and Alejandro Heredia Production of Polar β-Glycine Nanofibers with Enhanced Nonlinear Optical and Piezoelectric Properties Crystal Growth & Design 2011 11 (10), 4288-4291 A.Rodríguez-Galván, Alejandro Heredia, F. F. Contreras-Torres, E. V. Basiuk, and V. A. Basiuk, Aggregation of human serum albumin on graphite and single-walled carbon nanotubes as studied by scanning probe microscopies, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11, 5491-5498 (2011). Alejandro Heredia, I. Bdikin, S. Kopyl, E. Mishina, S. Semin, A. Sigov, K. German, V. Bystrov, J. Gracio and A. L. Kholkin, Temperature-driven phase transformation in self-assembled diphenylalanine peptide nanotubes, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 462001 (2010). Alejandro Heredia, I. K. Bdikin, M. Machado, S. Yudin, V. M. Fridkin, I. Delgadillo, A. L. Kholkin, Preferred deposition of phospholipids onto ferroelectric P(VDF-TrFE) films via polarization patterning, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 335301 (2010). D. Fragoso, F. Ramírez-Cahero, A. Rodríguez, Alejandro Heredia, M.P. Aguilar-Franco, J.O. Flores, D. Rodríguez, R. Hernández-Reyes, L. Bucio L and V.A. Basiuk Biomineral characterization of the not geniculated and geniculated red algae subfamilies (Fam Corallinaceae): an organic-inorganic interaction perspective, Ciencias Marinas 36, 41-58 (2010). A. Rodríguez-Galván, Alejandro Heredia, O. T. Ramírez, L. A. Palomares, V. A. Basiuk, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Self-Assembled Nanotubes and Nanospheres from the VP6 Rotavirus Protein, The Journal of Scanning Probe Microscopy 3, 25-31 (2008).Alejandro Heredia, S Silva, C Santos, I. Delgadillo, and E G. Vrieling, Analysis of cross-sections of Ditylum brightwellii biosilica by Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy, The Journal of Scanning Probe Microscopy, 3, 19-24 (2008). Alejandro Heredia, H.J. van der Strate, I. Delgadillo, V. A. Basiuk, E. G. Vrieling, Analysis of Organo-Silica Interactions during Valve Formation in Synchronously Growing Cells of the Diatom Navicula pelliculosa, ChemBioChem 9, 573-584 (2008). Alejandro Heredia, C.C. Bui, U. Suter, P. Young, and T.E. Schäffer, Elastic properties of myelinated and de-myelinated mouse peripheral axons by atomic force microscopy, NeuroImage 37,1218-1226 (2007). Alejandro Heredia, M. Aguilar-Franco, C. Magaña, C. Flores, C. Piña, R. Velázquez, T.E. Schäffer L. Bucio and V.A. Basiuk. Structure and interactions of calcite spherulites with alpha-chitin in the brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) shell. Materials Science and Engineering: C 27, 8-13 (2007). C. Morsczeck, C. Moehl, W. Götz, Alejandro Heredia, T.E. Schäffer, N. Eckstein, C. Sippel and K.H. Hoffmann, In vitro differentiation of human dental follicle cells with dexamethasone and insulin, Cell Biology International 29, 567-575 (2005). Alejandro Heredia, A.G. Rodríguez-Hernández, L.F. Lozano, M.A. Peña-Rico, R. Velázquez, V.A. Basiuk and L. Bucio, Microstructure and thermal change of texture of calcite crystals from ostrich eggshell Struthio camelus, Materials Science and Engineering: C 25, 7-12 (2005). L.F. Lozano, M.A. Peña Rico, Alejandro Heredia, J. Ocotlán-Flores, A.L. Gomez-Cortes, R. Velázquez and L. Bucio, Thermal analysis study of human bone. Journal of Materials Science 38, 4777-4782 (2003).

Researchgroup, Institute, University, School, Company name

Dr. Alicia Negron Mendoza Research group at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Radiation Chemistry and Radiochemistry

Researchgroup, Institute, Company, University, School webpage

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