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Dr. Yan Yan

Dr Yan is an awardee of Science Foundation Ireland Starting Investigator Research Grant. She received her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Peking University, and worked as a research fellow at the University of Melbourne before joining CBNI in 2015. Dr Yan has had extensive training and research experience in fields of cell biology, immunology, nanomaterials, and drug delivery. Her research has been focused on analyzing how cells recognize and process nanomaterials. In particular, Dr Yan is interested in understanding immunological interactions of nanomaterials and exploiting such interactions to develop the next generation of vaccines.