Karla Mayolo-Deloisa is an Industrial Chemist and a Master in Biotechnology from the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos. In 2012, she obtained with honors, the PhD in Engineering Sciences at the Tecnologico de Monterrey. She later joined the Center for Biotechnology-FEMSA as a postdoctoral researcher. In 2015 she did a postdoctoral stay at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Since 2017, she has been a Research-Professor in the Bioengineering Department at Tecnologico de Monterrey. She currently belongs to the Omics Translational research group. She has more than 35 publications in internationally indexed journals, 4 book chapters, more than 50 presentations at National and International congresses, an h-index of 12 and she is a National Researcher level 2 of the National System of Researchers.
Her research focuses on two main areas: the design and characterization of protein nanoparticles and the development of purification processes for the recovery of molecules with high biotechnological value. In September 2020, she won the prestigious Marie Slodowska Curie (MSCA) -Tecniospring Industry grant, to develop a nanodelivery system based on peptides against antibiotic resistance of pathogenic microorganisms, a project that she develops in conjunction with the Institute of Materials Sciences of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC). She is also a winner of the 2021 MujerTec Award in the Science category.