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Nargess Hassanzadeh-Kiabi, BS, MPH

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Nargess Hassanzadeh-Kiabi, BS, MPH, earned her bachelor's of science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and her master's in public health at the University of Southern California. Before joining the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Program in Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine, she investigated the generation of hematopoietic stem cells during embryogenesis in Hanna Mikkola, MD, PhD lab at UCLA.

Alberto Yáñez, PhD

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Alberto Yáñez, PhD, earned his doctorate from the University of Valencia, Spain. As a graduate student, he trained with Marisa Gil, PhD and Daniel Gozalbo, PhD, investigating the detection of Candida albicans by Toll-like receptors (TLRs) on hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells.