Jorge Leon Magdaleno, Ph.D.

PhD Students


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Research Interests

  • Molecular modeling, Quantum chemical studies of molecular interactions.


Selected Publications

  • Toward α-1,3/4 fucosyltransferases targeted drug discovery: in silico uncovering of promising natural inhibitors of fucosyltransferase 6, Magdaleno, JSL, Grewal, RK, Medina-Franco, JL, Oliva, Romina, Shaikh, Abdul Rajjak, Cavallo, Luigi, Chawla, Mohit .  J Cell Biochem. 124: 1173-1185 (2023).


  • Secreted Aspartyl Proteinases Targeted Multi-Epitope Vaccine Design for Candida dubliniensis Using Immunoinformatics. Akhtar, N.; Magdaleno, J.S.L.; Ranjan, S.; Wani, A.K.; Grewal, R.K.; Oliva, R.; Shaikh, A.R.; Cavallo, L.; Chawla, M. Vaccines., 11, 364,  (2023)


  • Designing a multi-epitope candidate vaccine by employing immunoinformatics approaches to control African swine fever spread Truc Ly Nguyen, Jorge Samuel Leon Magdaleno, Abdul Rajjak Shaikh, Kiattawee Choowongkomon, Vladimir Li, Youngho Lee & Heebal Kim, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, (2022).


  • Inhibition of the Human Neuronal Sodium Channel Na v 1.9 by Arachidonyl-2-Chloroethylamide, An Analogue of Anandamide in a hNa v 1.9/rNa v 1.4 Chimera, An Experimental and in Silico Study Marchese-Rojas M, Islas ÁA, Mancilla-Simbro C, Millan-PerezPeña L, León JS, Salinas-Stefanon EM. Neuroscience.  23:S0306-4522(22)00485-7, (2022).



  • B.Sc., Biomedical Sciences, Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla

  • M.Sc., Biochemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
    Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Catalysis RNA molecules