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Mayra Alexandra Téllez Corral

Country of origin: Colombia Currently in: Colombia, Bogotá, D.C. General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2014 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Oral microbiota associated with periodontitis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Biomarkers for the severity of periodontal disease in patients with OSA Antimicrobial activity of AMB and antimicrobial peptides against polymicrobial biofilm in vitro

Publications resulting from Research: 

Téllez-Corral, Mayra A et al. “Patients with obstructive sleep apnea can favor the predisposing factors of periodontitis by the presence of P. melaninogenica and C. albicans, increasing the severity of the periodontal disease.” Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology vol. 12 934298. 15 Sep. 2022, doi:10.3389/fcimb.2022.934298

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Head of the Oral System's Basic Section. Faculty of Dentistry. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Professor of Oral Microbiology (undergraduate) Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.


Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 2021
L'ORÉAL-UNESCO National and Regional Programs for Women in Science
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, created by Law 2162 of 2021 as the governing body for technology and innovation in Colombia, together with the Colombian Institute of Educational Credit and Technical Studies Abroad-ICETEX and the Executive Secretariat of the National Commission for UNESCO Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, decided to join the initiative of L'Oreal Colombia SAS, managing to grant since 2016, the awards to women scientists as a contribution of the alliance between the entities, aimed at encouraging the participation of women in science, specifically, regarding their role as research leaders.

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