Nargess Hassanzadeh-Kiabi, BS MPH
Nargess 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 Dr. Hanna Mikkola’s lab at UCLA.
Madelena Ng, BS MPH
Madelena earned her bachelor's of science degree and her master's in public health at UCLA. During her undergraduate studies, she gained research experience in Dr. Sophie Deng's lab, studying the microenvironment of corneal epithelial stem cells in the limbal area of the human eye.
Alberto Yáñez, PhD
Alberto earned his doctorate from the University of Valencia, Spain. As a graduate student, he trained with Dr. Marisa Gil and Dr. Daniel Gozalbo, investigating the detection of Candida albicans by Toll-like receptors (TLRs) on hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells.