Welcome to Diego!

Dr. Diego C. Rodríguez Hernández is presently starting up in his new position as a Postdoctoral Researcher for the SEAS program, in Monica Jordheim’s group. This research program (2022-2025) emphasizes the chemical studies of natural products of sustainable organisms living in areas of hydrothermal vents from deep-sea in the Artic and Artic Mid-Ocean Ridge, with an ecological and pharmacological approach, using metabolomics, bio-guided fractionation, modern mass spectrometry and NMR analyses.

Diego’s research interests are Natural Products Chemistry, Chemical Ecology and Medicinal Chemistry working on the following topics: Isolation and structural elucidation of bioactive secondary metabolites from plants, microorganisms, and deep-sea fauna, among others. Understand the role of these natural products in their different environments. Chemical transformations of Natural Products. Design, Synthesis, and evaluation of Organic Compounds with pharmacological potential.