Education, Honors, Awards

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Miami (2006)
  • M.S., Chemistry, University of Miami (2003)
  • B.S., Chemistry, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA, Argentina) (2000)
  • Fellow, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) (2011-2012)
  • Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars (2006)
  • National Scholars Honor Society (2005)

Professional Experience

  • Worked at different institutions, such as the College of William & Mary, Lindenwood University and the University of Minnesota

Research Interests

  • Integration of green chemistry and environmental chemistry into chemistry curricula
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
  • Occupational exposures to chemical hazards 

Selected Recent Publications

  • “Criteria-based certification and validation of online pharmacies: Opportunities for improved quality and safety”. Innovations in Pharmacy Practice. 6(3) 1-7 (2015). [with O. Ersin]
  • Dibromo Chloropropane. Article Entry No. 1216. Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. ISBN 9780123864543 (2014).
  • “A two dimensional approach to study amyloid β peptide fragment (25-35)”. Journal of Physical Chemistry. 11(2):4661-4666 (2007). [with R. Triulzi, C. Li et al.]
  • “An alternative approach to amyloid fibrils morphology: CdSe/ZnS quantum dots labelled β-amyloid peptide fragments Aβ (31–35), Aβ (1–40) and Aβ (1–42)”. Colloids and Surfaces. 50(2):104-111 (2006). [with X. Ji, C. Li et al.]
  • “Completing our chemistry education: a student commentary on Green Chemistry”.  Journal of Chemical Education. 83:1126 (2006). [with B. Braun, C. Reagan et al.]
  • “Self-Assembly of Naphthalene Diimides into Cylindrical Microstructures”. Tetrahedron Letters. 46(34):5695-5698 (2005). [with M. Tomasulo, A. White et al.]
  •  “Proteomics” Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology, and Oncology.  2(3):161- 178 (2004). [with R. Leblanc]

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