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Synthesis and Fabrication of Scaffolds and their Application in Tissue Engineering

Research Day 2021


Costa Rica, Latin America


Dr Marco Antonio Alvarez

- PhD in Science, School of Dentistry, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
- Bachelor’s in Biology, School of Science, UNAM
- Professor, School of Dentistry level “C”, UNAM
- Head of the Tissue Bioengineering Laboratory at DEPeI-FO, UNAM.
- Head of the Field of Knowledge of Dental Sciences for Master's and Doctorate Degrees in Science Program, School of Dentistry, UNAM


Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica

Learning objectives

- Processing and characterization of bioscaffolds for regenerative medicine
- Development of biological and bio-inspired composite materials for bone and tooth regeneration
- Biological responds of line cells for controlling cellular functions by scaffolds
- Micro- and nanoscale technologies to enable 3D bioprinting of stem cells.
- Biomimetic approaches to polymer-based fibers surfaces in order to develop biomedical devices with improved structural and multifunctional properties and in the engineering of microenvironments to control cell behavior.