Dr. Edgar A. Arriaga



Principle Investigator 

Dr. Edgar A. Arriaga 

Pronouns (He, him, his)

Northey Professor, Departments of Chemistry 

Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry

Molecular Biology and Biophysics

The Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism

Phone: 612-624-8024 

The latest version of CV 

Educational History

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1990. 

Licenciatura en Química, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1985.

Professional Appointments at the University of Minnesota

Member, IChange Team, NSF- Aspire Program, University of Minnesota, 2021 – 

Member, Diversity Community of Practice (DCoP), 2019 – present 

Co-PI, NIH Functional Proteomics of Aging Training Grant (FPATG), 2017 – present 

Member, Institute for Aging and Metabolism, 2016 - present 

Director, Mass Cytometry Initiative, 2014 – present 

Member, Institute of Engineering for Medicine, 2013 – present 

Member, Graduate Faculty of the Masters of Biological Sciences, 2011 - present 

Member, Graduate faculty of Gerontology, 2009 - present 

Senior Member, Graduate Faculty of the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, 2008 - present 

Member, Masonic Cancer Center, 2006 - present 

Member, Graduate Faculty of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2001 - present 

Preceptor, MD/Ph.D. Program, Medical School, 2002 - present 

Mentor, NIH Biotechnology Training Grant, 1999 - present 

Mentor, NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant, 1999 - present

Professional Appointments External to the University of Minnesota

Consultant, Committee on Professional Training, American Chemical Society, 2021 – present 

Guest co-Editor, special issue on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice, Journal of Chemical Education, 2020 – present 

Chair, Committee on Professional Training, American Chemical Society, 2018 – present

Honors and Recognition

George W. Taylor Award for Distinguished Service, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2019

Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies, Center on Aging and the Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2007 - 2008

KO2 NIH Career Award, 2003 - 2008

Distinguished Mentor Award, President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program, University of Minnesota, 2001

Research Innovation Award, Research Corporation, 2000

NATO Scholarship, ASI School of Photobiological Techniques, Kingston, ON, Canada, 1990

Dalhousie Graduate Fellowship, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, 1986 - 1990

Distinguished Student Honor, Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1984

Undergraduate Scholarship, Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1981 – 1982