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Dr. Rocio Perez

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: Chemistry & Nursing Bldg. Rm. 3216B
Phone: (912) 478-xxxx


  • B.S. Rosario National University (2011)
  • Ph.D. Rosario Chemistry Institute (2016)

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 1211K Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2100 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 3100 Instrumental Analysis


  • Synthesis of Ionic Liquids and GUMBOS (group of uniform materials based on organic salts).
  • NanoGUMBOS: Tunable Agents for Selective Cancer Therapeutics.
  • Damage Healing of Polymer Composite Structures under Service Conditions.

Selected Publications

  • David K. Bwambok, Noureen Siraj, Samantha Macchi, Nathaniel E. Larm, Gary A. Baker, Rocío L. Pérez, Caitlan E. Ayala, Charuksha Walgama, David Pollard, Jason D. Rodriguez, Souvik Banerjee, Brianda Elzey, Isiah M. Warner and Sayo O. Fakayode; QCM Sensor Arrays, Electroanalytical Techniques and NIR Spectroscopy Coupled to Multivariate Analysis for Quality Assessment of Food Products, Raw Materials, Ingredients and Foodborne Pathogen Detection: Challenges and Breakthroughs; Sensors, 2020, 20(23), 6982.
  • Nimisha Bhattarai, Mi Chen, Rocío L. Pérez,Sudhir Ravula, Robert M. Strongin, Karen McDonough and Isiah M. Warner, Comparison of Chemotherapeutic Activities of Rhodamine-Based GUMBOS and NanoGUMBOS; Molecules, 2020, 25(14), 3272.
  • Rocío L. Pérez, Mingyan Cong, Stephanie R. Vaughan, Caitlan E. Ayala, Waduge Indika S. Galpothdeniya, John K. Mathaga, and Isiah M. Warner; Protein Discrimination using a Fluorescence Based Sensor Array of Thiacarbocyanine-GUMBOS; ACS Sensors, 2020, 5, 8, 2422–2429.
  • Kelsey M. Lopez, Sudhir Ravula, Rocío L. Pérez, Caitlan E. Ayala, Jack N. Losso, Marlene E. Janes, Isiah M. Warner; Hyaluronic Acid–Cellulose Composites as Patches for Minimizing Bacterial Infections; ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 8, 4125-4132.
  • Stephanie R. Vaughan, Rocío L. Pérez, Pratap Chhotaray and Isiah M. Warner; Quartz Crystal Microbalance Based Sensor Arrays for Detection and Discrimination of VOCs Using Phosphonium Ionic Liquid Composites; Sensors, 2020, 20 (3), 615.

Last updated: 7/27/2021