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Faculty Profile

 NoMug-Female   Name:  Silvia Wozniak 
Title:  Adjunct Faculty 
Ph.D., Genetics, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
M.S., Cell Biology, University of Campinas
Office:  106 Dalton Hall  
Phone:  803/323-2111  
Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
After receiving undergraduate degree in biology, Dr. Wozniak worked with heat shock effects in HeLa cells on her master’s degree dissertation. After earning a Ph.D. from the University of Campinas in São Paulo, Brazil, working on Hemoglobinopathies, Wozniak became a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Neurology at New York University, where she worked with lysosomal storage diseases diagnosis. A year later she moved to the Department of Human Genetics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York to work on the development of therapy for Niemann-Pick disease. Wozniak joined Winthrop in 2000. She has taught BIO 101, BIO 150, BIO 151, BIO 203, and BIO 308 since then.

Wozniak is married and has two daughters.