Lab Members

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. He currently has a Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology.

Annunziata Crupi

Annunziata (Nancy) Crupi, PhD

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Annunziata (Nancy) Crupi, PhD, earned her doctorate from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy. Before joining the Goodridge Lab she studied the role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and evaluated stem cell populations for skeletal muscle and bone engineering.

Jordan Nunnelee

Jordan Nunnelee, BA

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Jordan Nunnelee, BA, graduated from Vanderbilt University, where he conducted research into Th17 cells and EAE pathogenesis with Mark Boothby, MD, PhD. He also previously investigated the effect of cytokines on T cell differentiation in the context of IBD with Kathrin Michelsen, PhD, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.