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Blanca Jalvo Sánchez

Postdoctoral researcher



PhD in Microbiology

Alcalá University, Madrid, Spain

MSc. in Microbiology

Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain

Research interest

  • Biofouling and biofilm formation in engineered surfaces

  • Control of cell-material interactions for the production of antimicrobial surfaces or biocompatible materials

  • Cellulose and chitin nanocrystals (CNCs, ChNCs) based nanocomposites using electrospinning for environmental applications

  • Membrane technology for water purification


Latest publications found at:

  • Candela Muriel, Eva Arrebola, Miguel Redondo-Nieto, Francisco Martínez-Granero, Blanca Jalvo, Sebastian Pfeilmeier, Esther Blanco-Romero, Irene Baena, Jacob G. Malone, Rafael Rivilla, Marta Martín. AmrZ is a major determinant of c-di-GMP levels in Pseudomonas fluorescens F113. Scientific Reports, (8) 1979, 2018. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-20419-9

  • Blanca Jalvo, Marisol Faraldos, Ana Bahamonde, Roberto Rosal. Antibacterial surfaces prepared by electrospray coating of photocatalytic nanoparticles. Chemical Engineering Journal, 334, 1108-1118, 2017.

  • Blanca Jalvo, Aji P. Mathew, Roberto Rosal. Coaxial poly (lactic acid) electrospun composite membranes incorporating cellulose and chitin nanocrystals. Journal of Membrane Science, 544, 151-161, 2017.

  • Blanca Jalvo, Marisol Faraldos, Ana Bahamonde, Roberto Rosal. Antimicrobial selfcleaning surfaces functionalized with photocatalytic nanoparticles. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 340, 160-170, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.07.005

  • Lee A. Goetz, Blanca Jalvo, Roberto Rosal, Aji P. Mathew. Superhydrophillic anti-fouling electrospun cellulose acetate membranes coated with chitin nanocrystals for water filtration. Journal of Membrane Science, 510, 238-248, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.02.069.

  • Blanca Jalvo, Pablo Romero, Javier Santiago-Morales, Roberto Guzman de Villoria, Roberto Rosal. Microbial colonization of transparent glass-like carbon films triggered by a temporal radiation-induced hydrophobic to hydrophilic transition. RSC Advances, 6, 50278–50287, 2016. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA04960E

  • Jennifer Quirós; Soledad Gonzalo Muñoz; Blanca Jalvo Sánchez; Ana Karina Boltes Espínola; Perdigón-Melón; R. Rosal. Electrospun cellulose acetate composites containing supported metal nanoparticles for antifungal membranes. Science of the Total Environment. 563-564, 912 - 920. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.072

  • Candelas Muriel Fernández; Blanca Jalvo Sánchez; Miguel Redondo Nieto; Rafael Rivilla Palma; Marta Martín Basanta. Chemotactic Motility of Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 under Aerobic and Denitrification Conditions. PLoS ONE. 2015. ISSN 1932-6203.

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