Dr. Hector H. Hernandez
Dr. Hector H. Hernandez Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Hector H. Hernandez is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Khalifa University. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Hernandez's research focuses on gaining a fundamental understanding of chemical and genetic cross talk between microorganisms and plants using omics and synthetic biology techniques to elucidate their role in agricultural ecosystems.

Education
  • Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), 2008
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of South Florida (USA), 2000
  • A.A., Valencia Community College (USA), 1998
Teaching Areas
  • Biochemistry
  • Metabolism
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemical Methodology
Research Interests
  • Food security
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Metabolic profiling