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Lexi Kazen

Graduate School


  • Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information


Mentor: John Kirby, PhD
Year in IDP: 1st
Previous Education: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Research Interests

I'm interested in studying the gut microbiome and its involvement in homeostasis and disease. I'm very interested in the brain-gut-microbiome axis and hope to study a mix of microbiology, immunology, and neuroscience. I've worked in academia, government, and industrial settings and hope to go back into a government research setting after earning my PhD.