Prof. Allain recently visited Universidad de Los Andes (Uniandes) in Bogota, Colombia invited by the Colombian National Council of Accreditation РCNA (Consejo Nacional de Acreditación) as the international peer reviewer for the institutional re-accreditation process of this prestigious university, ranked 5th best in Latin America by the QS University rankings.  Prof. Allain also leads several research collaborations with Uniandes in the area of tissue engineering.