|Institution||College of Medicine|
|Address||500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033|
||Penn State University Achieving Women Award|
||FASEB MARC Professional Skills Training Travel Award|
2014||CROWN Research Grant|
2014||CMN Research Grant|
2015||BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers on Women's Health) K12|
||Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship|
2013||SDE/GWIS Adele Lewis Grant Fellowship|
2013||CMN Research Grant|
||Minority Trainee Travel Award|
||Bond and Bradley Outstanding Postdoctoral Award |
||Postdoctoral Travel Award|
1999-2002, BS, MSc
Licenciada en Ciencias Biológicas. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Magna cum laude)
U.S. Equivalence: Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biological Sciences plus a Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences
Doctora en Ciencias Químicas. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Summa cum laude)
U.S. Equivalence: Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biological Chemistry.
2008-2011, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Pulmonary Molecular Biology)
CHILD Research, Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine.
Dr. Silveyra’s research is primarily focused on the study of the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in the development and resolution of lung disease and injury caused by environmental stressors and acute inflammation, with particular emphasis in gender and inter-individual differences. Her lab is also interested in the identification of miRNA biomarkers for neonatal inflammatory lung disease, including bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and pulmonary hypertension.
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