Josue A. Benjamin Rivera obtained a BS in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico- Humacao. He began doing research at undergraduate level under the supervision of Dra. Lilliam Casillas in her microbiology laboratory. In 2004, he moved into a organic laboratory with the advisor Dra. Margarita Ortiz-Marciales to synthesis chiral animes. After his graduation, he worked in the pharmacological industry in the quality control area for few years. After he got his chemistry license he moved to work at the Institute of Forensic Science in Puerto Rico (ICF). Now he is attending his first year of graduate school at the University of Puerto Rico. He expects to work in synthesis of a probe that could be used to identify Ti (IV) in the cell . He likes to spend time with his friends and family, he plays tennis and swims.
Facile rearrangement of O-silylated oximes on reduction with boron trifluoride/borane
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Journal of Organic Chemistry (2005) 70(24) 10132-10134