Maria P. Isaza

 
Maria P. IsazaName: Dr. Maria P. Isaza
Rank: Assistant Professor and Chairperson Biology and Chemistry 
Department: Biology
Division: Health and Natural Sciences
Hired: June, 2007

Education:
A.S. Biology, County College of Morris 
A. A. S. Medical Laboratory Technology County College of Morris 
BS. Biology, College of Saint Elizabeth
Ph. D. Biomedical Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
 
Honors and Awards:
NISOD Excellence Award (2013)
American Society for Microbiology Travel Award (2007)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Fellowship (2007)
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship (2004)
Graduated Summa Cum Laude: College of Saint Elizabeth (2002)
Graduated with Honors: County College of Morris (1999)

Articles Written:
Screen for leukotoxin mutants in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans: genes of the phosphotransferase system are required for leukotoxin biosynthesis.
Isaza MP, Duncan MS, Kaplan JB, Kachlany SC.Infect Immun. 2008

A bioluminescent HL-60 cell line to assay anti-leukaemia therapeutics under physiological conditions.
Isaza MP, Chau JT, Le A, Balashova NV, Patel JK, Salerno E, Crosby JA, O'Connor A, Kachlany SC.Luminescence. 2008

Professional Affiliations:
American Society for Microbiology (2003)
Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (2010)