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Carlos A. Acevedo-Suárez, Ph.D.

email: cacevedo@uprm.edu
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Current Projects with MBRS-SCORE funds:
Isolation of peptides with anti-microbial properties in amphibian skin secretions



B. S. in Biology, (1989) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
M. S. in Biology, (2000) University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR.
Ph. D. in Microbiology and Immunology, (2006) Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Professional Experience:

2007 - Present

Assistant Professor of Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, PR.
Summer 2000

Research Assistant, Microbiology and Immunology Department
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Research Associate-Biochemistry, Research and Development Department
ImmunoGen, Inc., Cambridge, MA

Assistant Scientist, Research and Development Department
BioTechnica Diagnostics/OmniGene, Inc., Cambridge, MA.


  • Acevedo-Suárez, C. A., D. M. Kilkenny, M. B. Reich, and J. W. Thomas. 2006. Impaired Intracellular Calcium Mobilization and NFATc1 Availability in Tolerant Anti-Insulin B Cells. The Journal of Immunology 177: 2234-2241. Chemistry 280 (8): 6496 - 503.

  • Acevedo-Suárez, C. A., C. Hulbert, E. J. Woodward, and J. W. Thomas. 2005. Uncoupling of Anergy from Developmental Arrest in Anti-Insulin B Cells Supports the Development of Autoimmune Diabetes. The Journal of Immunology 174: 827–833.

  • Carter, R. S., B. C. Geyer, M. Xie, Acevedo-Suárez, C. A., and D. W. Ballard. 2001. Persistent Activation of NF-kB by the Tax Transforming Protein Involves Chronic Phosphorylation of IkB Kinase Subunits IKKb and IKKg. The Journal of Biological Chemistry 276: 24445-24448.

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University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
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Main Building, Office 210
Mayaguez, PR