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Department of Biochemistry

Rodríguez-Medina, José

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Director and Professor

E-mail: jose.rodriguez123@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cell Cycle / Molecular Biology - DNA Sequencing

Baerga-Ortiz, Abel J.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: abel.baerga@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, colorectal cancer, lung cancer

Banerjee, Dipak K.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor

E-mail: ddipak.banerjee@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Glycobiology and Tumor Angiogenesis; Endothelial Cell Biology and Catecholamine Homeostasis

Cadilla-Vázquez, Carmen L.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor

E-mail: carmen.cadilla@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Biochemistry / Birth or congenital defects

Dharmawardhane, Suranganie

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: su.d@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Breast Cancer, RhoGTPases, Metastasis, Soy isoflavones, red wine polyphenols

García-Castiñeiras, Sixto

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor

E-mail: sixto.garcia@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Biochemistry Cataracts

Jiménez-Vélez, Braulio D.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor and Toxicologist

E-mail: braulio.iimenez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Molecular, Toxicology, particulate matter, xenobiotics, mechanisms

Pardo-Reoyo, Sherly

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: sherly.pardo@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Medical and Molecular Genetics

Preston, Alan M.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor Adhonorem

E-mail: alan.preston@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Nutritional epidemiology-diet and disease. Extensive use of computer programs.

Rodríguez-Orengo, José F.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Professor

E-mail: jose.rodriguez139@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: AIDS, Hepatitis C

Vivas-Mejía, Pablo E.

 

Department: Department of Biochemistry

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: pablo.vivas@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cancer, Nanomedicina, liposomas, siRNA

Acknowledgement of Funding

This program is funded by RCMI grant G12 MD007600 (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) from the National Institutes of Health.  Please use this number to acknowledge support.

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