Deborah Ayeni

Ph.D. Student


Yale University


Deborah Ayeni is a graduate student in the Politi Lab.  She conducts research on the promising potential of combining agents that stimulate the immune system with small molecule inhibitors that specifically target tumor cells.  Deborah is a recipient of the City University of New York Salk Award, the National Science Foundation Fellowship, the Yale University Gruber Fellowship, and the Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Annie Le Fellowship.  Deborah earned her bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York (CCNY).  She is a tutor for the New Haven Reads program and enjoys baking.

Education & Training

BSc City College of New York (CCNY), Biochemistry (2011)

Contact Info

Deborah Ayeni