Aniela Wozniak

Aniela Wozniak

Dr. Aniela Wozniak has a degree in Biological Sciences and a Master in Biotechnology from the Universidad de la República de Uruguay, and a PhD in Microbiology from the Universidad de Chile. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Ordinary category of the Department of Clinical Laboratories, teaching tutorial and theoretical work in the area of molecular microbiology for the careers of Medicine, Dentistry, Nutrition and Biochemistry. Dr. Wozniak is also the Technical Coordinator of the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology: she performs the validation and implementation of new techniques of molecular microbiological diagnosis.


  • Bachelor in Biological Sciences. Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de la República, Uruguay, 1999
  • Master in Biotechnology. Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de la República, Uruguay, 2003
  • Ph.D. in Sciences, mention in Microbiology, Universidad de Chile, Chile, 2008

Research lines

  • Development of anti-streptococcal vaccine
  • Development and validation of clinical diagnostic methods for bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections
  • Study of antibiotic resistance mechanisms and development of methods for their detection

Supervised students and researchers