Andres Herrera Tequia

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Biological Chemistry




Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0600



Research Interests

I am interested in gene regulation, epigenetics, and how metabolism regulates gene expression. I am currently studying the post-translational regulation of the histone-like protein Lrp from Escherichia coli.



M.S. in Biochemistry (Meritorious thesis mention) from National University of Colombia, 2018

B.S. in Biology from National University of Colombia, 2015


Professional history

2021: Visiting research scholar

Lundquist Lab – Plant Resilience Institute - Michigan State University

2019 – 2020: Visiting research scholar

Grotewold Lab - Michigan State University



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Fellowships and awards


Young Researcher Scholarship, National University of Colombia and COLCIENCIAS, 2016-2017

Academic Tuition Scholarship, National University of Colombia, 2016

Teaching Assistant Scholarship, National University of Colombia, 2015-2016

Best score on the Efi-Ciencias test from the Department of Biology, National University of Colombia, 2014

Pacific Rubiales Energy Foundation Scholarship, 2009-2014