Associate Professor of Biological Sciences+ Show Bio
Dr. Liana Tsenova is Associate Professor at the Biological Sciences Department at NYC College of Technology.She has received her M.D. degree and specialty in Microbiology and Immunology from the Medical Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria.In 1993 Dr. Tsenova came to the Rockefeller University, NY with an international John Fogarty fellowship and later continuedher postdoctoral training there. For more than 20 years she has studied the immune response to tuberculosis and otherinfections, role of cytokines, design of immune-modulatory therapy, and evaluation of new anti-TB candidate vaccines.Dr. Tsenova joined City Tech in 2008. She serves at the Undergraduate Research Committee and works as a mentor for undergraduatestudents. She is interested in collaborative interdisciplinary projects, combining microbiology and infectious diseaseswith chemistry and mathematics, to address unresolved epidemiologic, ecologic and healthcare problems. She is activelyinvolved with SENCER. She has co-authored more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and chaptersand has numerous conference presentations. She also works as adjunct faculty at the PHRI at Rutgers the State Universityof New Jersey. Currently she is the Interim Program Coordinator of the BS Degree Program in Radiology at the Departmentof Radiologic Technology and Medical Imaging. Dr. Tsenova serves as the Project Director/PI on the National Instituteof Health Bridges to the Baccalaureate grant.