Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Wozniak, Silvia

Name:  Silvia Wozniak
Title:  Adjunct Faculty
Education:  Ph.D., Genetics, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
M.S., Cell Biology, University of Campinas
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 BIO 101, BIO 150, BIO 151, BIO 203, and BIO 308 since then.

Wozniak is married and has two daughters.

Last updated by rayj 08/01/2019

Last Updated: 8/11/22