Sonia Rodríguez Giordano


RodriguezSonia Rodríguez Giordano, Ph.D.

Facultad de Química, Cátedra de Microbiología
Gral. Flores 2124, 11800 Montevideo, Uruguay
Home: (598) 2916-7597 • Office: (598) 2924-4209
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2000 Ph.D. (Chemistry) University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
1995 M.Sc. (Chemistry) Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay.          1991 Bachellor (Chemistry) Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Current academic position
Assistant Professor, Microbiology Department, Chemistry School, Universidad de la República, April 2000 – present.
Academic data

RRHH training
PhD Thesis (6)
Mater Thesis (2)
Undergrad training (9)

Three book chapters.
Articles in peer reviewed journals 17
Submitted articles in 2016 4

Research topics
- Novel amine-transferases and iminereductases for the synthesis of chiral amines
- Toluene dioxygenase mutants for preparation of alternative chiral synthons
- Lipase mediated synthesis of biodiesel
- Valorization of glycerol from the biodiesel industry


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