Lizett Retana

Class of 2012

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Education: BS in Biochemistry (CSULB); BS and MS in Biology


Lizett's interest in the CIRM program was due to the therapeutic potential of the stem cell field. After completing the MS Biology & Specialization in Stem Cell Research program at calpoly, her goal is to get a pHD in cancer biology and eventually work at a research hospital investigating cancer pathology and possible treatment options. 

After graduating, Lizett obtained a positions as a Research Associate at Cedars Sanai Medical Center, in the laboratory of Dr. Dwain Irvin