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Carlos Ríos-Velázquez, Ph.D.

email: crios@uprm.edu
Current Projects with MBRS-SCORE funds:
Identification of Bacillus Anthracis Lethal Factor specific inhibitors peptides using T7 Phage Display


B.S.Industrial Microbiology (1989), University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, PR.
M.S. Biology(1993), University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, PR.
Ph. D. Bacteriology
(2000), University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI.
Posdoctoral Dr. Stephen Leppla’s laboratory, NIDCR, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda-Maryland

Professional Experience:

2002 - Present

President of the Scientific Review Committee Southwestern Educational Society (SESO) Mayagüez, PR.
2001 - Present:
Assistant Professor, Biology Department, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR.
2000 - Present
Research Methods professor of the Science and Math Upward Bound Summer Program Interamerican
University of Puerto Rico at Ponce Campus , PR.


  • López G.J., and Carlos Ríos-Velázquez. 2005. A non-toxic Scanning Electron Microscopy Method to Study the Reproductive Structures of Agaricales Using Simple Fixation in the Field. Caribbean Journal Science. (Accepted and will be published in December 2005; vol. 42).

  • Ríos-Velázquez, Carlos, Coller R., and T.J. Donohue 2003. Features of Rhodobacter sphaeroides CcmFH. J. Bacteriol. 185:2: 422-431.

  • Ríos-Velázquez, Carlos, R. Cox, and T.J. Donohue. 2001. Characterization of Rhodobacter sphaeroides cytochrome c2 proteins with altered heme attachment sites. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 389: 234-244.

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