Dr. Enrique Barrajón-Catalán

Assistant professor of engineering, pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology area, university miguel hernandez



  • New cancer treatments: development of new treatments for cancer based on natural compounds.
  • Cosmetics and functional foods: screening and bioactivity of new ingredients for cosmetics and food formulations.
  • New antimicrobial compounds from natural resources. Development of new antimicrobial strategies for relevant clinical bacterial strains, with special interest on antimicrobial resistant ones.


  • Previous positions:
    1. Predoctoral fellow researcher in Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 1999-2001.
    2. Predoctoral fellow from the Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología, Spain, 2001-2005.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1. Postdoctoral researcher, NutraCitrus S.L., Spain, 2005-2006.
    2. Postdoctoral researcher, CGBEDSON S.L., Spain, 2006-2008.
    3. Postdoctoral researcher, Instituto Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 2008-2009.
    4. Honorific collaborator of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department of Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 2009-2010.
    5. Torres Quevedo Postdotoral Phellowship, Químicas del Vinalopó S.L., 2009-2013.
    6. Posdoctoral researcher, R&D Invitrotecnia, 2016-2017.
    7. Torres Quevedo Phellowship, Químicas del Vinalopó S.L., 2009-present.
  • PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology, Universidad Miguel Hernández (2005), directed by Antonio V. Ferrer Montiel and Miguel Saceda Sánchez.
  • Degree in Biochemistry (1999) and Pharmacy (2011), Universidad Miguel Hernández