Researchers

 
Janaina Alves, PhD., Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Neuroscience
 
Krishna Baksi,Ph.D., Biochemistry
Dol-P-Man Synthase: Modulation of Protein N-Glycosylation
Structure-Function Relationship of Muscarinic ToxinMT7

Nawal Boukli, Ph.D., HIV and Substance Abuse
Use of proteomics in the identification of disease biomarkers

Maria Bykhovskaia, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Synaptic vesicle cycling and plasticity

Rostislav Bychkov, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Vasomotion-brain blood vessel regulation

Ibis Carrión, Psy.D., Behavioral Sciences
Effects of Drug Abuse
 
Linette Castillo, Ph.D., Breast Cancer
Novel Therapeutics Against Aggresive Breast Cancers
 
Katherine L. Cook, Ph.D., Molecular Medicine
Determining the Role of Glucose Regulated Proteins (GRPs) in Breast Cancer
 
Luis Cubano, Ph.D., Cell Biology
Cytoskeletal organization
HIV Drug Resistance

Suranganie Dharmawardhane, Ph.D., Breast Cancer
Effects of Resveratrol in breast cancer metastasis

Misty Eaton, Ph.D., Physiology
Functional Role of Potassium Channels in Astrocytes

Vesna Eterovic, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

Fernando Entenza, M.D., Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s Epidemiology

Pedro Ferchmin, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Function of Nicotinic Receptors

Diana Fernandez, Ed.D., HIV/AIDS
HIV Risk reduction intervention as a secondary
HIV co-morbidity prevention.
 
Wanda Figueroa, M.D., HIV/AIDS
Immune restoration of HAART in HIV-infected
Puerto Rican children

Angelisa Franceschini, M.D., Cancer
PSA levels in Puerto Rican males

Richard M. Hann, M.D., Biochemistry and Neuroscience
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors
 
Timothy J. Hendricks, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Molecular Neurobiology

Robert Hunter, M.D., HIV/AIDS
HIV/HCV co-infection

Mikhail Inyushin, Ph.D., Physiology
Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Ramón Jorquera, Ph.D., Molecular and Cell Biology
Ion Channels, Short-Term-Plasticity,
Synaptic Transmission and Vesicle Trafficking

Lilia Kucheryavykh, Ph.D., Physiology
Glial regulation of neuronal signaling

Yuriy Kucheryavykh, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Neuronal-Glial Networks
 
Héctor Maldonado, Ph.D., Cell Biology
Caveolae and Caveolin Expression

Michelle M. Martínez Montemayor, Ph.D., Cell Biology
Breast cancer invasion, metastasis, and cancer cell survival

Antonio Henrique Baccin Martins, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Molecular basis of differentiation of rat neural progenitor cells
 
Angel Mayor, M.D., HIV/AIDS
Risk reduction intervention as a secondary
HIV co-morbidity prevention
 
Miguel Otero, Ph.D.
Design and Development of DNA Vaccines against Infectious Diseases
 
Manu O. Platt, Ph.D., 
Tissue remodeling in arteries due to sickle cell disease or HIV-infection,
Roles of proteases in tumor metastasis

Eddy Ríos Olivares, Ph.D., M.P.H., Virology
HIV and HCV Pathogenesis

Amelia Rivera, Ph.D., Physiology
Nongenomic steroid actions in the immune system
Effects of Microgravity on the Immune System

José W. Rodríguez, Ph.D., Immunology
Cellular and Molecular immunology Mechanisms
Immunological Biomarkers and Immunotherapy of Chronic Diseases

Legier Rojas, Ph.D., Physiology
Acute of Thyroid Hormones Actions

Priscila Sanabria, Ph.D., Physiology
Endothelial Cell Biology

Thomas Schikorski, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Brain synapses and their role in mental disorders and epilepsy
 
Lycely del C. Sepúlveda, Ph.D., Microbiology
Microbial Diversity

Serguei Skatchkov, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Neuronal-Glial Networks
 
David R. Soto, Ph.D.
Cancer Biology and Radiation Oncology

Alexander Vasin, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Synaptic Transmission

Wanda Vélez, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Neuroscience
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

Anthony Valance Washington, Ph.D., Cell Biology
Platelet Research
 
Astrid Zayas, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Optic Properties of Muller Cells