Dennise de Jesús Diaz
Dennise A. de Jesús Diaz, Ph.D.
Latina/Hispanic – Puerto Rican
Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, B.S. – Biology
Doctoral: Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Ph.D. – Molecular Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellowship: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Dr. Dennise A. de Jesús Díaz is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. She completed her B.S. in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey and her Ph.D. at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. de Jesús Díaz is interested in infectious diseases with an emphasis on understating host-pathogen interactions. Currently, her research focuses on exploring how human noroviruses cause disease. Dennise is actively engaged in mentoring of students and has served as career advisor for undergraduate and graduate students in various STEM fields. In her free time, Dennise loves to play tennis with her husband, Jesús, and to visit family and friends in her natal home, Puerto Rico.