Contact image

PhD student

UC Davis Genome Center - Metabolomics
GBSF Building Room 1313
451 East Health Science Drive




This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Method development for metabolite identification

Chromatographic separations

Food compounds


2009-20011 Master in Organic Chemistry, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

2000-2005 B.Sc. in Chemistry, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Costa Rica.


Carvajal-Miranda, Y., Pérez-Salazar, R., and Varela, J. A. Synthesis of Dihydroindolo [2,3-c] carbazole as Potential Telomerase Inhibitor. J. Heterocyclic Chem. (2016) 53(3): 762–766.

Araya, Mauricio; Carvajal, Yendry; Alvarez, Victor; Orozco, Rafael; Rodriguez, Gerardo. Polyphenol characterization of three varieties of Blackberry fruits (Rubus adenotrichos) cultivated in Costa Rica. Journal of Berry Research (2017) 7(2): 97-107.

Jonathan Parra, Priscilla Hernández, Fernando Ocampo-Maroto, Víctor Álvarez-Valverde, Yendry Carvajal-Miranda, Gerardo Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Cristina Herrera. Phytochemical characterization and antioxidant profile of Sechium edule (Jacq) Swartz (Cucurbitaceae) varieties grown in Costa Rica. Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacognosy Research (2018) 6(6): 448-457.

Luis Diego Mesén-Mora, Yendry Carvajal-Miranda, Víctor Álvarez-Valverde, Gerardo Rodríguez-Rodríguez. Bioprospecting study, antibiotic and antioxidant activity of the santol’s fruit (Sandoricum koetjape). Uniciencia (2019) 33(1): 75-82.

Randall Syedd-León, Rafael Orozco, Víctor Álvarez, Yendry Carvajal, and Gerardo Rodríguez. Chemical and Antioxidant Charaterization of Native Corn Germplasm from Two Regions of Costa Rica: A Conservation Approach. International Journal of Food Science, (2020), Article ID 2439541,

Pequeño A., Miranda Y., Rodríguez G., Valverde V., Álvarez L., Da Silva T., y Da Silva V. Effect of physalins on the modulation of NF-kB and its possible implications for glucose homeostasis. International Journal of Herbal Medicine (2017) 5(6): 30-33.

Henry Borbón, Adriana Córdoba-Chaves, Sandra Valdés, Javier Alvarado-Mesén, Gerardo Rodríguez and Yendry Carvajal. Antibacterial activities of sea anemone Aiptasia pallida from Costa Rica. European Journal of Scientific Research (2017) 147(2): 170-176.

Andréia Pequeno, Yendry Miranda, Gerardo Rodríguez, Víctor Valverde, Luis Álvarez, Tania Da Silva and Valdemiro Da Silva Junior. The genus Whiteringia: A review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology. International Journal of Herbal Medicine (2017) 5(2): 11-15.

Eric Cubero-Román, Yendry Carvajal-Miranda, Gerardo Rodríguez, Victor Álvarez-Valverde, Pablo Jiménez-Bonilla. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of two Costa Rican cultivars of ber (Ziziphus mauritiana): an underexploited crop in the American tropic. Food Science & Nutrition (Accepted Feb 2023, ID: FSN3-2022-10-1503.R1)