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Associate Professor

Research: Biochemistry, Immunology, Gene regulation, RNA

Associate Professor, Diversity committee member
(MD – University of Campinas, Brazil; PhD – University of Sao Paolo, Brazil)


Safe Zone training

standard safe zone training

Silvia has completed Safe Zone training and has pledged to affirm the identities of and provide resources to people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

In August 2019, Dr. Ramos was named the new Diversity Liaison for Biochemistry & Biophysics and will “support departmental trainees, staff, faculty, and leadership in fostering a diverse and inclusive professional environment. The liaison will work closely with the School of Medicine Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and with relevant offices to improve efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workforce.” In addition, Dr. Ramos served as the BCBP Diversity Committee chair from 2020 to January. 2022. Dr. Ramos continues to serve as the Diversity Liasion in the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine. Beginning in February 2022, Dr. Qi Zhang will serve as the BCBP Diversity Committee chair.


Phone (919) 962-5301

Lab: 204 Fordham Hall

Office: 241 Wilson Hall, Biology

Ramos Lab Website

Please explore the Biochemistry and Biophysics Diversity and Inclusion Website for current and historical DEI news.

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