- Brian Volkman, PhD, Biochemistry
- Medical Scientist Training Program
BS, Medical Microbiology and Immunology/Integrated Liberal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
Midwestern University, 2014-2016
Advisor: Dr. Jose Hernandez
Project: Investigating infectious diseases. Studied regulation of zinc homeostasis and proposed a hypothesis that characterized the regulation.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-2012
Advisor: Dr. David Andes
Project: Studied mycotic pathogen Candida albicans, a common cause of nosocomial fungal infections. Researched new drug therapies to dislodge and fight this infection.
Basketball, outdoors, dog, music, cycling, mycology, freshwater aquaria, history of science, STEM education