Jorge Cardenas

Jorge Cardenas

Lecturer and Director of Laboratory Management, Division of Natural Science, Mathematics, Computing

About Me

Jorge L. Cárdenas has been Director of Laboratory Management at Manhattanville College since August 2015, and supervisor of the laboratory assistantship program. He is also Lecturer of Biology in the NSMC Division, and has been teaching several chemistry and biology courses including Chemistry for Nursing, Survival Chemistry, Intro. to Chemistry, Intro. to Biology, and a sports studies course in Capoeira, to name a few. His academic interests are on early Earth chemistry, abiogenesis, cellular protein micro-machinery, neurochemistry and evolutionary psychology, and survival chemistry . Prior to starting a career in academia and lab management, he was Project Leader for Systems Biology and Senior Scientist at Unilever Research US. and Visiting Associate in Investments at Physic Ventures (San Francisco, CA). While in graduate school, he served as Project Support Specialist, National Biomedical Research Foundation in Washington, DC., as well as Research Associate, Human Genome Sciences (MD). He has also been training and coaching martial arts since 1998 and founded his own group in 2013; he is a master hand percussionist, published artist, and avid foreign language student.

Current Courses
Introduction to Biology
Introduction to Chemistry
Introduction to Capoeira
Principles of Biology with Laboratory
Introduction to Wellness
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, B.S, University of Maryland
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, M.S, George Washington University
Feature Publications

Patent: US2010/0158829 A1

Method and Composition for Color Modulation

Internal Report: Meeting Report Society for Investigative Dermatology - 2010 Annual Meeting

Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5th -8th, 2010. TL 10 0021

Internal Report: Bioinformatic Review of Several Epidermal Enzymatic Pathways as a Target for Skin Conditions.

TL 10 0018

Internal Report: Pathway Analysis of Differentially Expressed Genes from siRNA Treated Melanocytes.

TL 08 0155

Internal Report: Bioinformatic Analysis of Human Genes and Early Hypotheses on its Association to Melanosome Transfer, Distribution and Concentration.

TL 07 0157

Internal Report: RNAi Knockdown of Genes Associated to Melanosome Transfer from Melanocytes to Keratinocytes.

TL 07 0147

Internal Report: Bioinformatics Tools and Resources to Identify Protein Membership in Biological Networks

Cardenas J.L. TL 07 0041

Internal Report: The Solubility and Speciation of Select Compounds Under Wash Conditions

LPED 95 1104

Physic Ventures Bulletin

Spring 2008, San Francisco CA

PIRSF Family Classification System at the Protein Information Resource.

Nucleic Acids Research 2004

Molecular principles of Successful Tissue Regeneration Without Necrosis.

Dept Biochem/Molec Biol George Washington Univ. 2003