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Tyler Laib, Graduate Student

Tyler Laib

Graduate Student


  • Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences (IDP)

Contact Information


Mentor: John Kirby, PhD
Year Entered MCW: 2021
Previous Education: BS, Exercise Physiology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 2018; MMP, Medical Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, 2019

Research Interests

I’m interested in the gut microbiome, particularly how diet affects it and the role it plays in health and disease. My current project is to assess the microbiome’s impact on salt-sensitive hypertension using the Dahl SS rat model.