Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Medical Scientist Training Program

Kyler Crawford

Kyler Crawford

G1 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Brian Volkman, PhD, Biochemistry

Locations

  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information

Education

MS, Biomedical Science, Midwestern University, 2016
BS, Medical Microbiology and Immunology/Integrated Liberal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012

Research Interests

Research Experience

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.

General Interests

Basketball, outdoors, dog, music, cycling, mycology, freshwater aquaria, history of science, STEM education