Dr. Ricardo Borjas

Dr. Ricardo Borjas, Ph.D.
Scientific Fellow II
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Ricardo Borjas received his BSc and PhD in chemistry (Dr. Robert J. Gale) from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. After completion of the PhD, he held postdoctoral positions at the Fritz Haber Institut in Berlin, Germany (Prof. Heinz Gerisher), and the University of Wyoming (Dr. Daniel Buttry). The postdoctoral studies were followed by an assistant professor post at the University of Memphis (formerly known as Memphis State University). After three years, he moved to the industry: Hoechst-Celanese, and Celanese in Corpus Christi, TX. Pfizer Global Research and Development Center in Groton, CT, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston, MA for the last 8 years.