Dr. Rocío Esquembre Tomé

Department: Instituto de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación en Biotecnología Sanitaria de Elche (IDiBE)

Phone: + 34 966 652 475

Email: resquembre@umh.es

Website: https://resquembre.edu.umh.es/

Current Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, Universidad Miguel Hernández.

Research Fields

  • Nanoparticles/nanocomposites development and characterization as biotechnological tools.

  • Application of fluorescence spectroscopy to the biophysical characterization of biological systems in non-conventional environments.

Representative Publications

  • Kahveci Z, Martinez-Tome M.J., Esquembre R, Mallavia R, Mateo C.R. Selective Interaction of a Cationic Polyfluorene with Model Lipid Membranes: Anionic versus Zwitterionic Lipids. (2014) Materials, 7: 2120-2140.

  • Esquembre R, Sanz J.M., Wall J.G., del Monte F, Mateo C.R., Ferrer M.L. Thermal unfolding and refolding of lysozyme in deep eutectic solvents and their aqueous dilutions. (2013) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics15: 11248-11256.

  • Esquembre R, Pinto, S.N., Poveda J.A., Prieto M., Mateo C.R. Immobilization and characterization of giant unilamellar vesicles (GUVs) within porous silica glasses. (2012) Soft Matter 8: 408-417

  • Esquembre R, Poveda J.A., Mateo C. R. Biophysical and Functional Characterization of an Ion Channel Peptide Confined in a Sol-Gel Matrix.  (2009) Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113: 7534-7540.

  • Esquembre R, Ferrer M. L., Gutierrez M. C., Mallavia R., Mateo C. R. Fluorescence study of the fluidity and cooperativity of the phase transitions of zwitterionic and anionic liposomes confined in sol-gel glasses. (2007) Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111: 3665-3673.