Ruth León-Vázquez


PhD in Bioinorganic Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico

BS in Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico

Dr. Ruth G. León-Vázquez previously taught for the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Maine, and most recently she has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Robert Friesel Lab of the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. She also serves as a publication reviewer for the Journal of Chemical Education for the American Chemical Society. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

Her research interests include the crosstalk between proteins that control cellular proliferation, differentiation, migration and apoptosis and the extra-cellular matrix in cancer and regeneration, specifically: integrins, cytoskeleton proteins and sprouty.

She currently teaches Concepts in Biology for Maranatha Online.