Nicole Almanzar

Nicole Almanzar

Ph.D. Student - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
B.S. in Biomedical Computation - Stanford University
Nicole  Almanzar

Nicole is originally from Port Jefferson Station, a town in Long Island, New York. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, she majored in biomedical computation, worked for a community-based health equity initiative, and was a research assistant for a school-readiness project.After graduating, Nicole joined Dr. Christin Kuo’s lab at Stanford where she studied the development and diversity of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and characterized a population of glial cells in the lung. Currently, Nicole is a Ph.D. student in the Biological Sciences in Public Health program and is co-mentored by Dr. Adam Haber and Dr. Isaac Chiu. She is interested in studying neuroepithelial interactions in the lung and their role in inflammatory diseases like asthma. Outside of the lab, Nicole enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and cooking for friends and family.

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