Imperial College London

DrJesusRodriguez Manzano

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Non-Clinical Lecturer in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infect







Electrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus





I received a BSc in Biological Sciences (2005), an MSc in Advanced Microbiology (2008) and a PhD in Biotechnology and Environmental Microbiology (2012) from the University of Barcelona. In 2013 I moved to the California Institute of Technology for a three-year postdoctoral position in the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and I currently hold a Research Fellow position in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. I have a strong interdisciplinary background in microbiology, molecular biology and bioengineering, and my research interest includes the development of point-of-care technologies and novel molecular methods for the detection of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries. I am the author of over 40 scientific publications with more than 1,500 citations (H-index: 20; i10-index: 25 ) and I have filed 9 international patent applications. Since 2016 I have raised >£2.7M in research funding as Co-Investigator.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Malpartida-Cardenas K, Miscourides N, Rodriguez-Manzano J, et al., 2019, Quantitative and rapid Plasmodium falciparum malaria diagnosis and artemisinin-resistance detection using a CMOS Lab-on-Chip platform, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Vol:145, ISSN:0956-5663

Moniri A, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Malpartida-Cardenas K, et al., 2019, Framework for DNA quantification and outlier detection using multidimensional standard curves, Analytical Chemistry, Vol:91, ISSN:0003-2700, Pages:7426-7434

Ming D, Rawson T, Sangkaew S, et al., 2019, Connectivity of rapid-testing diagnostics and surveillance of infectious diseases (vol 97, pg 244, 2019), Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol:97, ISSN:0042-9686

Rodriguez-Manzano J, Moniri A, Malpartida-Cardenas K, et al., 2019, Simultaneous single-channel multiplexing and quantification of carbapenem-resistant genes using multidimensional standard curves, Analytical Chemistry, Vol:91, ISSN:0003-2700, Pages:2013-2020

Malpartida-Cardenas K, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Yu L-S, et al., 2018, Allele-specific isothermal amplification method using novel unmodified self-stabilizing competitive primers, Analytical Chemistry, Vol:90, ISSN:0003-2700, Pages:11972-11980

Rodriguez-Manzano J, Karymov MA, Begolo S, et al., 2016, Reading Out Single-Molecule Digital RNA and DNA Isothermal Amplification in Nanoliter Volumes with Unmodified Camera Phones, ACS Nano, Vol:10, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:3102-3113

Witters D, Sun B, Begolo S, et al., 2014, Digital biology and chemistry, Lab on a Chip, Vol:14, ISSN:1473-0197, Pages:3225-3232

Sun B, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Selck DA, et al., 2014, Measuring Fate and Rate of Single-Molecule Competition of Amplification and Restriction Digestion, and Its Use for Rapid Genotyping Tested with Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, Vol:53, ISSN:1433-7851, Pages:8088-8092


Ismagilov RF, Rodriguez Manzano J, Karymov M, et al., 2018, Devices and methods for direct visual detection and readout of single nucleic acid molecules, US WO, US20180321137A1

Ismagilov, RF, Rodriguez Manzano J, et al., 2017, Enhanced nucleic acid identification and detection, US EP WO, US10196684B2

Ismagilov RF, Begolo S, Rodriguez Manzano J, 2016, Devices and Methods for Autonomous Measurements, WO, WO2016105508A3

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