Dr. José Argüello
arguello@wpi.edu

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
60 Prescott St.
Room 4021, Gateway Park
Worcester, MA 01605
phone: 508-831-5326



EDUCATION
1985 Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina. Dissertation: Biochemical and toxicological effects of the herbicide 2,4-D butyl ester during chick embryonic development. Advisor: Dr. Ricardo Duffard.
1979 Biological Chemist, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING
1994 - 1996 Research Associate at Dr. Jerry B Lingrel's Laboratory, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Coll. of Medicine, Univ. of Cincinnati.
1988 - 1993 Postdoctoral fellow and Research Associate at Dr. Jack Kaplan's laboratory, Dept. of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

APPOINTMENTS
2012 - present Walter and Miriam Rutman Chair Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
2012 - present Member University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
2012 – 2017 Member Journal of Biological Chemistry Editorial Board.
2007 - 2011 Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
2009 - 2010 Program Director. Biomolecular Systems. National Science Foundation.
2002 - 2007 Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
1996 - 2002 Assist. Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

HONORS AND AWARDS
2016 Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science
2012 Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Scholarship
2010 Sigma Xi - WPI Chapter. Senior Faculty Research Award
2004 Sigma Xi - WPI Chapter. Junior Faculty Research Award.
1995 - 2000 Research Development Award for Minority Faculty. National Institutes of Health.
1984 - 1987 Research Fellowship, Argentina National Research Council.
1983 Research Fellowship, Deans of National Universities Council.
1979 - 1981 Research Fellowship, Argentina National Research Council.

TEACHING
1996 - present CH560. Advance Topics in Biochemistry.
1997 - present CH4150 Biochemistry Laboratory.
1998 - 2010 CH4160 Membrane Biophysics (alternative years).
1999 - present CH4120 Biochemistry.