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Luis A. Rivera, Ph.D.

email: rivera_luis1@uprm.edu
Current Projects with MBRS-SCORE funds:
Biomedical Studies in cancer Research for Diagnosis and Treatment by Analysis of Intracellular Proteins in Live Human HeLa Cells by Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Fluorescene Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) using One Photon Confocal Scanning Optical Microscope

Education:

B.S. Chemistry (1971), University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, Rio Piedras, PR.
MS. Organic Chemistry (1978), University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Rio Piedras, PR.
Ph. D. Organic Chemistry (1990), University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, Rio Piedras, PR.

Professional Experience:

2003 - Present

Full Researcher, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR.
1998-2001:
Associate Researcher, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR.
1993-1995:
Assistant Researcher, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR.

Honors and Awards:

  • President, Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, Chapter 511. 2004-2006

  • Treasurer, Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, Chapter 511. 2003-2004

  • Secretary, ACS-PR Local Section. 2003

  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Miami, Department of Chemistry, July 1 to August 10, 2001. 2001

Publications:

  • Salazar VM, González JE,González LA and Rivera Luis A. Measurement of Temperatures on In-Flight Water Droplets by Laser Induced Fluorescence Thermometry.J Heat Transfer 2004, 126:279-285.

  • Escobar S, González JE, Rivera Luis A. Laser Induced Fluorescente Temperature Sensor for In-Flight Droplets.J Exp Heat Transfer 2001, 14:119-134.

  • Kovacic P, Ames JR,Lumme P,Elo Id,Cox O, Jackson H, Rivera Luis A, Ramírez L, Ryan MD.Charge- Transfer-Oxy Radical Mechanism for Anticancer Agents. Anticancer Drug Design 1986;1:197



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