Ruben R. Gonzalez-Perez, Ph.D.

Ruben R. Gonzalez-Perez, Ph.D. 


Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology

Location: Hugh Gloster Bldg, Suite 332
Phone: 404-752-1179


INSA Toulouse, France & University of Havana, Cuba
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Enzymology & Microbiology  

University of Havana
Degree: Pharmaceutical Biochemistry

Research Interests

Cancer Biology

Drug Discovery

Reproductive Immunology

Honors and Awards

2000   Scientific Prize (Serono), XXIII Congress Spanish Society of Fertility, Sevilla, Spain

2003 Invited speaker International Symposium: New Frontiers in Contraceptive Research, Inst. of Medicine of the National Academy of Science (NAS), Washington, USA

2011   Dean’s Outstanding Research Award, MSM Class Day

2012   The Year 2012 Joseph B. Whitehead Educator of Distinction Award, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

2012   Outstanding Advisor Award MSBR Class of 2012, MSM

2014    Best Scientific Advisor, Graduate Education Biochemical Sciences, MSM

2015    Outstanding Research Advisor, MSBR Class 2015, MSM

2017    Outstanding Mentor Award, MBRS Class 2017, MSM

2017    Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

2017    Honor 10 years of Service, MSM

2017   Excellence Teaching Award, Graduate Education Biochemical Sciences, 2017, MSM

Grant Reviewer

2000-4: World Health Organization (WHO) -Rockefeller Foundation Initiative on Embryo Implantation Research, Geneva, Switzerland.

2003: Twinning Proposals for Contraception Research, Contraceptive Research, and Development Program (CONRAD), Eastern Virginia Medical School, Washington, DC

2008: UAB-Minority Institution Partnership

2010: Georgia Cancer Coalition

2010: 12th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities

2011: WCRF (World Cancer Res Foundation) International Regular Grant Program

2012-14, 2016, 2018: CDMPR-Breast Cancer Res Program

2013: Fundazione Cariplo, Biomedicine Call, Italy 2014: CVRI-MSM Res Proposals

2014: UAB/MSM/Tuskegee-U54 Cancer Res. Proposals

2015-17, 2019: Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

2015: Ad Hoc Reviewer for SONATA (National Science Centre, Poland)

2019: Ad Hoc Reviewer NIH/NCI Developmental Therapeutics Study Section (DT) Oncology 2 - Translational Clinical (OTC)