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Sergio Cortes

Sergio Cortes

Senior Lecturer II - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Professional Preparation

Postdoctoral Associate
University of Texas at Dallas - 1993
Postdoctoral Associate
Iowa State University - 1986
Postdoctoral Associate
Purdue University - 1985
Ph.D - Chemistry
University of Houston - 1983
B.S. - Chemistry
University of Coahuila - 1972

Research Areas

Fields of Specialization
  • chemical education
  • organic synthesis/NMR spectroscopy


Geraldes, G.F.G.C., Sherry, A.D., Marques, M.P.M., Alpoim, M.L., and Cortes, S.J., Protonation Scheme for Some Triaza Macrocycles Studied by Potentiometry and NMR Spectroscopy, Journal of the Chemical Society Perkin Transactions, 2, 137-146 (1991). 1991 - Publication
Cortes, S., Brucher, E., Geraldes, C.F.G.C., and Sherry, A.D., Potentiometry and NMR Studies of I,5,9-Trizacyclododecane-N,N',N-triacetic Acid and Its Metal Ion Complexes, Inorganic Chemistry, 29 (5), 5-9 (1990). 1990 - Publication
Mega, T.L., Cortes, S., and Van Etten, R.L., The ISO Isotope Shift in 13 C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 13. Oxygen Exchange at the Anomeric Carbon of D-Glucose, D-Mannose, and D-Fructose, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 55 (2), 522-528 (1990). 1990 - Publication
Cortes, S., Liao, Z., Watson, D., and Kohn, H., Effect of Structural Modification of the Hydantoin Ring on Anticonvulsant Activity, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 28 (5), 601 -606 (1985). 1985 - Publication
Cortes, S. and Kohn, H., Selective Reductions of 3-Substituted Hydantoins to 4-Hydroxy-2-imidazolidinones, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 48 (13), 2246-2254 (1983). 1983 - Publication


Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [1995–Present]
Research and Development Scientist
Magnetic Resonance Solutions. Dallas, Texas [1993–1995]
Adjunct Faculty
Brookhaven College. Farmers Branch, Texas. [1992–1994]
Associate Faculty
Collin County Community College. Plano, Texas [1992–1994]
Research Associate
University of Texas at Dallas [1986–1993]
Research Associate
Iowa State Univ [1985–1986]
Research Associate
Purdue University [1983–1985]