Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology

 

Vázquez Andino, Guillermo J., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Director and Professor

E-mail: guillermo.vazquez1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: KPC, B-lactamases, MRSA, Gram Negative Bacilli

Research type: Basic

 

Aquino-Piñero, Edna E., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: edna.aquino@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: MRSA, KPC, Transposon, B-lactamases, Antibiotic Resistance

Research type: Basic

 

Bodón de Mari, Queenie, M.S.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: queenie.bodon@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Diagnostic Microbiology

Research type: N/A

 

Bolaños Rosero, Benjamín, Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: benjamin.bolanos@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Environment (Cryptococcus neoformans) Fungus

Research type: Basic

 

Espino Henández, Ana M., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: ana.espino1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Molecular Parasitology / F. Hepatica / S. mansoni

Research type: Basic

 

Kozek Bialorucki, Wieslaw J., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: wieslaw.kozek@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Area of Expertise: Electron Microscopy, Filariasis, Endosymbiotic Wolbachia of Filariae, Symbiosis, Parasitic Zoonoses in Puerto Rico

Research type: Basic

 

Kraiselburd, Edmundo K., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: edmundo.kraiselburd@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: SIV Vaccines / Animal Diseases / HIV / Neural Infections

Research type: Basic

 

Martínez-Martínez, Idalí, Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: idali.martinez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Dengue Virus, West Nile Virus, DNA viruses, Flaviviridae, Cross-protection

Research type: Basic

 

Meléndez Aponte, Loyda M., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: loyda.melendez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: HIV, Proteomics, Cognitive Impairment, Placental macrophages

Research type: Basic & Clinical

 

Otero Rosario, Miguel A., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: miguel.otero1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Molecular Medicine, DNA Vaccines and Testing

Research type: Basic & Clinical

 

Rivera González, Raúl, Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: raul.rivera8@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Diagnostic Microbiology

Research type: N/A

 

Robledo-Burgos, Iraida E., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: iraida.robledo@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: KPC, B-lactamases, HA-MRSA, CA-MRSA, Gram-Negative Bacilli

Research type: Basic

 

Serrano-Brizuela, Adelfa E., Ph.D.

Department: Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Position: Professor

E-mail: adelfa.serrano@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Malaria, Plasmodium, drug resistance, molecular parasitology, ABC transporters

Research type: Basic