Ingrid Castro Rodriguez
Ingrid Castro Rodriguez, PhD 2005
Currently: University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Glenn T. Seaborg Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Kenneth Raymond
August 2000 – August 2005
Ph.D. in Chemistry (with Prof. Karsten Meyer), University of California @ San Diego, CA.
Bachelor in Chemistry (magna cum laude)
with Dr. Morales at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico.
Research fellowships and experience
September 2000 – present
National Institute of Health (NIH, 3 T32 DK07233-2651)
August 2000 – present
MASEM Fellowship, National Science Foundation (NSF)
June 2003- August 2003
Glenn T. Seaburg Summer School Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
June 1998 – May 1999
Minority Access to Research, National Institute of Health (NIH)
CURE summer internship, with Dr. Gourisankar Gosh at UCSD, CA.
1999 – 2000
Utilization of covalent lectin-phospholipase A2 conjugates as probes of lipid domains
1997 – 1998
Isolation and characterization of phospholipase A2 from different snake venoms
Awards & Honors
Inorganic Chemistry 2004 Carl Strorm Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference
Teddy G. Traylor Fellowship in the Chemical Sciences, UC, San Diego
Glenn T. Seaborg Summer School Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
MERCK Prize, Merck & Co.
1997 – present
Golden Key National Honor Society
1997 – 2000
American Chemical Society
Plutonium Futures 2003-The Science Conference, Albuquerque (New Mexico): Title: “Engendering Highly Reactive Uranium Species with a Single Pocket for Reactivity: A Comined Synthetic, Spectroscopic, and Computational Study.”
Maria Goeppert-Mayer Interdisciplinary Symposium, San Diego. Title: ” Engendering Highly Reactive Uranium Species with a Single Pocket for Reactivity: A Comined Synthetic, Spectroscopic, and Computational Study.” Have a look @ it: right here.
35th International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC), Heidelberg (Germany) Title: “A Traditional Ligand for a Non-Traditional Metal: Uranium Triazacyclononane Chemistry.
1st Organometallic Meeting @ San Diego State University.
35th ACS Junior Technical Meeting, Rio Piedras, PR.
1999 National Minority Research Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.
34th ACS Junior Technical Meeting, Mayaguez, PR.
1998 National Minority Research Symposium, New York, NY.