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