Name:  Silvia Wozniak
Title: Assistant Professor of Biology and Internship Coordinator
Education: Ph.D., Genetics, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
M.S., Cell Biology, University of Campinas
Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department of Neurology at New York University, 
Office:  104 Dalton Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2111 x6428
Area(s):  Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology



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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 So 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 BIOL101, BIOL150, BIOL151, BIOL202, BIOL203, BIOL203H,BIOL307, BIOL308, BIOL405H, BIOL461 and BIOL463 since then.


Wozniak is married and has two daughters.