ESP Biography



PARASTOU YAGHOUBI, Yale graduate student studying immunology




Major: Immunobiology

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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The Big Two- TB and HIV in Sprout Fall 17
In this course we will gain a basic understanding of how human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) cause disease and the public health issues surrounding them. We will discuss recent attempts to maintain and treat these infections.


How does your body know it's sick? in Splash Spring 17
What happens inside your body when you get sick? When you encounter microbes, your immune system recognize invaders and becomes activated in order to fight the infection. Your immune system also has ways of remembering these microbes, so that next time you don't get sick. Come learn about your immune system, how it fights infections, and how vaccines can mimic these processes to help you remember microbes you've never seen!


The Biology of Cancer in Splash Spring 17
How do cancer cells differ from normal cells in the body? How does your immune system recognize and eliminate cancer cells, and how can we utilize the immune system to combat cancer?