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Loyda Meléndez

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Loyda Meléndez


Dr. Loyda M. Meléndez is a Professor and Director of the Translational Proteomics Center, at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member. Her diverse preparation in Medical Technology and Experimental Pathology-Immunology provided her with the tools to apply knowledge to uncovering mechanisms of pathogenesis against HIV. Dr. Melendez has mentored 30 undergraduates, 6 MS, 16 PhD students, and 3 Post-doctoral trainees in the area of HIV pathogenesis over the past 22 years.

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