Dra Cruz

Marcia R. Cruz Correa, M.D., Ph.D. marcia.cruz@upr.edu Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine and Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry UPR-School of Medicine Research Area: Epigenetics of Cancer

Joshua Rosenthal, Ph.D. Associate Professor Institute for Neurobiology Medical Sciences Campus University of Puerto Rico rosenthal.joshua@gmail.com

Doryliz Vila Rivera, M.S., doriliz.vila@upr.edu Dept. of Biochemistry UPR, Medical Sciences Campus Tel. (787) 758-2525 Ext. 2278 Fax: (787) 274-8724 Research Data Base Consultant and Scientific Projects Evaluator

Fernando Gonzalez, Ph.D. Associate Professor, fgonzal@hpcf.upr.edu Dept. of Chemistry, UPR, Río Piedras, PR Tel. (787) 764-0000 Ext. 2437 Fax: (787) 758-5612 and Dept. of Biochemistry, UPR Medical Sciences Campus Tel. (787) 758-7090 P2 Nucleotide Receptors and Bioactive Agents.

Dr. Cora

Elsa M. Cora, Ph.D. Associate Professor, elsa.cora@upr.edu Cancer biology. Ph.D., 1984, University of Puerto Rico, Medical School Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1623 Research Interests Research interests are focused on the molecular and genetic alterations during tumorigenesis. An animal model is used in which malignant mesotheliomas (tumors arising from the pleural or peritoneal lining) are induced…

Dr. Garcia

Sixto García Castiñeiras, MD. Ph.D. Professor, sixto.garcia@upr.edu Depts. of Ophthalmology and Biochemistry University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, School of Medicine Tel. (787) 758-2525 Ext. 1934 Fax: (787) 274-8724 Dept. Biochemistry Age-related cataract biochemistry. 1967, Complutense, Madrid Ph.D., 1976, University of Puerto Rico, Medical School Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1934 Research Interests Main research…

Dr Vivas

Pablo E. Vivas-Mejia, Ph.D. Pablo.vivas@upr.edu Laboratory: University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, Lab 8 Office: University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, second floor Telephone: 787 772 8300   X= 1114, 1404 Bibliography Dr. Pablo E. Vivas-Mejia is an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Cancer Center at the University of Puerto Rico…

Dr. Rodriguez Orengo

José F. Rodríguez Orengo, Ph.D. Professor, Associate Director, jose.rodriguez139@upr.edu Biochemical pharmacology and proteomics of agents against HIV and HCV. Ph.D., 1989, Texas A&M University Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1349 Research Interests The research that we are conducting is related to three main areas. The first area is the understanding of biochemical/pharmacology processes of antiretroviral and…

Dr Rodriguez Medina

José R. Rodríguez Medina, Ph.D. Professor and Chairman jose.rodriguez123@upr.edu Myosin II function in cell division and fungal cell wall biogenesis. Ph.D., 1986, Brandeis University Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 2299 Research Interests We have focused our recent studies on the identification of functional pathways required for resistance to Nikkomycin Z (NZ), an antifungal agent that inhibits…

Dr. Preston

Alan M. Preston, Ph.D. Ad Honorem Professor alan.preston@upr.edu Nutritional epidemiology – diet and disease. Extensive use of computer programs. Ph.D., 1971, Purdue University Phone: (787) 758-2525 Ext. 1636 Research Interests Research interests are focused on Nutrition and its relation to disease. Recent work includes studies of the effect of second hand cigarette smoke on antioxidant…