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Javier Horta

Javier Horta
Javier E HortaLecturer, Clinical Science Coordinator
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentBiomedical & Nutritional Sciences
  • Phone(978) 934-4923
  • EmailJavier_Horta@uml.edu

Research Interests

Organic Chemistry, Physiological Chemistry, Immunology, Medicine

Developing effective methods for incorporating technology into the classroom and teaching laboratory.

Education

  • Ph D: Organic Chemistry, (2006), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Ph D: Organic Chemistry, (2006), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Other: Resident in Internal Medicine, (2001), Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center and New York Medical College - Staten Island, New York
  • Other: MD, (2000), University of Miami School of Medicine - Miami, Florida
  • Other, (1996), Harvard University and Harvard Medical School - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Other: Harvard (#8722);Markey Biomedical Scientist Program, (1996), Harvard University and Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA
  • MS: Chemistry, (1993), University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez - Mayagez, Puerto Rico
  • BS: Chemistry, (1992), University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez - MayagÂȘez, Puerto Rico
  • BS: Chemistry, (1992), University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez - Mayagez, Puerto Rico

Awards and Honors

  • NIH Minority Predoctoral Fellowship
  • National Student-Athlete Teaching Award (2012), Teaching - Student Athlete
  • 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award (2005)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2005), Teaching - MIT
  • Wyeth Scholar (2005)
  • Wyeth Scholar (2005), Scholarship/Research - Wyeth
  • NIH Minority Predoctoral Fellowship (1994), Scholarship/Research - NIH
  • Luis Stefani Rafucci Great Award (Most Outstanding Student) (1992), Leadership - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • Most Outstanding Arts and Sciences Student (1992), Leadership - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • Most Outstanding Chemistry Student (1992), Leadership - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • Antoine Lavoisier Award (1992)
  • Arts and Sciences Faculty Award (1992)
  • Luis Stefani Rafucci Great Award (1992) - the Most Outstanding Student of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez,1992 graduating class.

Publications

  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J., Rogers, E.J. (2015) "Adsorption of Homocysteine to Various Polymorphs of Titanium (IV) Oxide," Adsorption Science & Technology
  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J.E., Rogers, E. (2014) "Determination of Aminothiol Adsorption Properties of Nano-Sized Titanium (IV) Oxide by HPLC-FLD," Clinical Chemistry 60:10 (Suppl) pp. B-433
  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J.E., Rogers, E.J. (2014) "Determination of Aminothiol Adsorption Properties of Titanium(IV) Oxide Nanoparticles Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Fluorescence Detection," Adsorption Science & Technology 32:7 pp. 591
  • Garelnabi, M., Horta, J.E., Veledar, E. (2012) "Platelet Activation in Ischemic Heart Disease: Role of Modulators and New Therapies,"
  • Horta, J.E. (2011) "Simple Microwave-Assisted Claisen and Dieckmann Condensation Experiments for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory," Journal of chemical education 88:7 pp. 1014-1015