Elizabeth Monillas
Lab Coordinator and Instructor

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Departments: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: Goodpaster Hall 217
Email: esmonillas@smcm.edu
Phone: 240-895-4355


  • Ph.D, in Biochemistry, University of Delaware (2012)
  • B.S. in Biology (Chemistry minor), Fairfield University (2005)

Courses Taught:

  • General Chemistry Lab
  • Organic Chemistry Lab

Selected Publications

  • Elizabeth S. Monillas, Anand Krishnan V. Iyer, and Neelam Azad. “Regulation of Superoxide – A Protective Role of Resveratrol and MnTBAP in Bleomycin-Induced Angiogenic and Fibrogenic Responses.” In preparation.
  • Elizabeth S. Monillas, Jeffrey L. Caplan, Anastasia F. Thévenin and Brian J. Bahnson. “Oligomeric  State Regulated Trafficking of Human Platelet-Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase Type-II.” In preparation. 
  • Adibekian A, Hsu KL, Speers AE, Monillas ES, Brown SJ, Spicer T, Fernandez-Vega V, Ferguson J,  Bahnson BJ, Cravatt BF, Hodder P, Rosen H. “Optimization and characterization of a triazole urea inhibitor for platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase type 2 (PAFAH2).” Probe Reports from the NIH Molecular Libraries Program [Internet], 2011. 
  • Elizabeth S. Monillas, Wesley H. Monillas, Eric R. Sirianni, Glenn P. A. Yap, and Klaus H. Theopold. “Guanidinium 2-(myristoylsulfanyl)ethane­sulfonate.” Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online, 2011. 
  • Anastasia F. Thévenin*, Elizabeth S. Monillas*, Jason M. Winget and Brian J. Bahnson. “Trafficking of Platelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolase Type-II in Response to Oxidative Stress.” Biochemistry, 2011. 
    * Denotes equal authorship 
  • Stephan G. Bullard, Betsy Sedlack, James F. Reinhardt, Carolyn Litty, Keith Gareau and Robert B. Whitlatch. “Fragmentation of Colonial Ascidians: Differences in Reattachment Capability Among Species.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 2007.