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Alex Piacentini, MSc
Christopher Mendias Lab
Hospital for Special Surgery
Alex Piacentini graduated from his undergrad at Binghamton University in 2016 with a BS in Biological Sciences. He then went to Tufts University for a Master’s in Conservation Medicine. This research focused on wildlife conservation and bringing multiple scientific specialties together to encourage collaboration across disciplines. Alex is very interested in the connections within biological systems and using them in novel ways to solve complex, multifactorial problems.
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