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Julie P. Vanegas

Julie P. Vanegas, Ph.D. in Chemistry. 


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Dr. Vanegas is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Rio Grande Valley.She is an Organic Chemist and Inorganic Chemistry, training her expertise in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Dr. Vanegas earned her Ph.D. from the prestigious Institute for Molecular Science (IcMol) in Valencia, Spain, in 2016, graduating with an international qualification and excellent Summa Cum Laude. 


Her expertise is focused on designing and synthesizing various organic components using multiple steps, and she works on creating gold nanoparticle aggregates capped with a DNA base derivative for molecular sensing purposes. Dr. Vanegas is an expert in different techniques of characterization such as Uv-Visible spectroscopy, fluorescence, SEM, XRD, TEM, IR (solid, liquid, and with KBr), NMR (solid and liquid state), and MS to characterize the ligands and systems (Nanoparticle-ligand). 

Dr. Vanegas loves Nanoscience, colors and fluorescence, Welcome to her webpage! Enjoy and Learn!!

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