Title: Targeting intracellular bacteria with metal-binding peptides
Dr. Alfredo Angeles-Boza obtained his B.Sc. degree from the Pontifical Catholic University in Lima (Peru). Before starting his Ph.D. studies, he was an Inorganic Chemistry Lecturer at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and a research assistant with Prof. Tracy Hanna at Texas Christian University. Alfredo obtained his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Texas A&M University under the guidance of Prof. Kim Dunbar. After postdoctoral work at Texas A&M University (Prof. Jean-Philippe Pellois) and Johns Hopkins University (Prof. Justine Roth), he joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Connecticut in 2012, where he is an Associate Professor. Alfredo has received the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award and he is also a Fulbright recipient. His research interests are in mechanistic inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry.