Seminaries:1. Pulmonary Hypertension associated with HIV infection. By: Dra. Sonia Flores2. Examining the Potential Anti-cancer Activities of Recombinant Disintegrins. By: Julio Soto3. Polymer Drugs: Novel Biodegradable Drug Delivery Systems. By: Roselin Rosario4. Neuroteroid Regulation of GABAA Receptor Trafficking. By: Ms. E. Comenencia(PENDING)Creative essay: Ones there was a dog named Fluffy and a bird named Carmina. Both knew each othersince babies grew up together in Puerto Rico and were excellent friends. At the age of 21Carmina went to Canada to study criminal justice and Fluffy Stay to study Chemistry. Each onesdid everything to be the best in each area. Fluffy was a great investigator and recently was investigating about the relation betweenpulmonary hypertension and HIV. After two years of long research he found out the HIVfrequently attacks patients with pulmonary hypertension. Thanks to his great discovery he wasrecognized by the scientific world and got the BSY award (Best Scientist of the Year) that it wasgiven to the best of the best in the science environment. Nevertheless, Carmina did not stud back. Carmina was an excellent forensic and she wasrecognized for resolving criminal cases. Recently she was involved in a tremendousinvestigation. The brother of the Ambassador of Puerto Rico was murdered in a bar in Canada.There was blood and bodies all over the place. One of the bodies found death was Fluffy’snephew. She was very sad because she was the one who had to give the news to Fluffy after 25years that she has been out of Puerto Rico. Carmina contacts Fluffy through Face book and tells him that she has some news and thatshe was flying to Puerto Rico. When Carmina arrived she had some breathing problems. Afterlanding on Puerto Rico, she gets together with Fluffy in a restaurant to talk. After a whileCarmina delivers him the bad news, one he’s closest nephew was murdered in a bar in Canada.This had put Fluffy very sad dew that he has not talk to him in some time. Later that evening,
Fluffy notices that Carmina had breathing difficulties, but assumed that it was because of the tripto Puerto Rico. A couple of day after he notices that the breathing situation was worth and shewas getting sicker and told her that was not normal. Fluffy took Carmina to do some medicalexams and found out that his friend had pulmonary hypertension. Suddenly, he though in hisgreat investigation and did some viral exams to her friend. Unfurnately, Carmina had HIV. Fluffy decided to give her the news. Carmina asked her self how could that be and howso fast, then she thought of the bar. Moreover, Fluffy talked to her about Nef, a fatty acidimportant because it helps Nef to link to the cell membrane, to inject and treat her. Nef inducesapoptosis to endothiliar cells and cells growth that cause clusters. Carmina accepted the Fluffy’shelp without knowing if this could help. Fortunately, all the Nef worked and cured Carmina. Onthe other hand, Carmina got so frustrated by what happened that she decided to quit her careerand a year later decided to join with Fluffy in his lab. Together they did research based on theirexperiences and together won awards and became famous.