Conrado F. Asenjo

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1954

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 12-06-1908

Died: 09-20-1989

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:                    

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1937

Appointed from Puerto Rico:

ASENJO, CONRADO FEDERICO:  Appointed for a systematic study of the chemical composition and active principles of the medicinal and poisonous plants of the West Indies; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1937.

Born December 6, 1908, at San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Education:  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ch. E., 1933; School of Tropical Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico, Certificates in Chemistry of Food and Nutrition and in Clinical Pathology, 1935; University of Puerto Rico, Certificate in  Botany, 1936.

Assistant in Chemistry, 1933–35, Instructor, 1936—, School of Tropical Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico; Research Assistant, 1935–36, Department of Agriculture of Puerto Rico.

Publications:  Articles in Science, Puerto Rican Journal of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Independent Journal of Columbia University, Revista de Agricultura de Puerto Rico.