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Virologist and Cell Biologist with 10+ years in basic research. Expert in making data easy to communicate.

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Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing, Newswriting
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Work Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

CNRS Délégation Languedoc-Roussillon

October 2016 - December 2019

University Lecturer

Universidad de las Américas Puebla

January 2016 - June 2016


PhD in Virology

University of Groningen

2009 - 2014

PhD in Microbiology

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

2005 - 2009

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Ayala-Nunez, N.V., Ayala-Nunez, N.V., Follain, G., Delalande, F., Hirschler, A., Partiot, E., Hale, G.L., Bollweg, B.C., Roels, J., Chazal, M., et al.(2019). Zika virus enhances monocyte adhesion and transmigration favoring viral dissemination to neural cells . Nature Communications. 10. (1).
Ayala-Nunez, N.V., Hoornweg, T.E., Van De Pol, D.P.I., Sjollema, K.A., Flipse, J., Van Der Schaar, H.M., Smit, J.M.(2016). How antibodies alter the cell entry pathway of dengue virus particles in macrophages . Scientific Reports. 6.
Hoornweg, T.E., Van Duijl-Richter, M.K.S., Ayala Nuñez, N.V., Albulescu, I.C., Van Hemert, M.J., Smit, J.M.(2016). Dynamics of Chikungunya virus cell entry unraveled by single-virus tracking in living cells . Journal of Virology. 90. (9). p. 4745-4756.
Ayala-Nuñez, N.V., Jarupathirun, P., Kaptein, S.J.F., Neyts, J., Smit, J.M.(2013). Antibody-dependent enhancement of dengue virus infection is inhibited by SA-17, a doxorubicin derivative . Antiviral Research. 100. (1). p. 238-245.
de Burghgraeve, T., Kaptein, S.J.F., Ayala-Nunez, N.V., Mondotte, J.A., Pastorino, B., Printsevskaya, S.S., de Lamballerie, X., Jacobs, M., Preobrazhenskaya, M., Gamarnik, A.V., et al.(2012). An analogue of the antibiotic teicoplanin prevents flavivirus entry in vitro . PLoS ONE. 7. (5).
Ayala-Nuñez, N.V., Wilschut, J., Smit, J.M.(2011). Monitoring virus entry into living cells using DiD-labeled dengue virus particles . Methods. 55. (2). p. 137-143.
Lara, H.H., Ayala-Nuñez, N.V., Ixtepan-Turrent, L., Rodriguez-Padilla, C.(2010). Mode of antiviral action of silver nanoparticles against HIV-1 . Journal of Nanobiotechnology. 8.
Lara, H.H., Ayala-Núñez, N.V., del Turrent, L.C.I., Padilla, C.R.(2010). Bactericidal effect of silver nanoparticles against multidrug-resistant bacteria . World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 26. (4). p. 615-621.
Ayala-Núñez, N.V., Lara Villegas, H.H., Ayala-Núñez, N.V., Lara Villegas, H.H., Del Carmen Ixtepan Turrent, L., Rodríguez Padilla, C.(2009). Silver nanoparticles toxicity and bactericidal effect against methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: Nanoscale does matter . Nanobiotechnology. 5. (1-4). p. 2-9.