Medical College of Wisconsin School of Graduate Studies U1-Research 2F Microscope Lab-Grad-hero
Lauren Prochaniak

Lauren Prochniak

Graduate Student


  • Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information


Mentor: Rob Lochhead, PhD
Year Entered MCW: 2022
Previous Education: BS, Biological Sciences, Minor in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; MS, Applied Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Research Interests

I am interested in studying how viruses modify the human immune system to evade detection and cause disease. Particularly how these pathogens can modify the expression of host proteins to aid in their replication and infection processes.