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UConn Health Diaz Laboratory

Research Team

Photo of Patricia I. Diaz, D.D.S, M.S., Ph.D.

Patricia I. Diaz, D.D.S, M.S., Ph.D., Principal Investigator. Dr. Diaz is an associate professor at UConn Health. She is a periodontist and a Ph.D. in oral microbiology.

Email: pdiaz@uchc.edu
Phone: 860-679-3702

Photo of Bo-Young Hong, M.S., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Bo-Young Hong, M.S., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: bhong@uchc.edu

Photo of Anilei Hoare, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Anilei Hoare, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: hoare@uchc.edu


Current Students

  • Amy Rosania, D.D.S., Masters in Dental Science

Summer Students

  • Lynne Cataldo - 2011
  • Mark Angeloni - 2011
  • Elyse Pizzo - 2012 and 2013

Former Lab Members

  • Basak Biyikoglu, D.D.S., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow. Current Position: Private Practice, Turkey
  • Austin Ricker, B.S., Research Assistant. Current Position: Student, Professional Science Masters in Microbial Systems Analysis, UConn Storrs
  • Loreto Abusleme, D.D.S, M.S. Current Position: Ph.D. Student and Fellow, NIDCR - NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • Michel Furtado Araujo. D.D.S, M.S. Current Position: Private Practice, Texas, USA