Graduate Student Researcher
Microbiology Graduate Group
Bifidobacteria are microbes in the human gut that have been shown to provide gastrointestinal protection to infants. My interests are in the interactions between human milk and the bifidobacterial genome, and the way the human host selects for the correct microbial growth within the gut.
PhD Candidate in Microbiology, Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology (Fall 2010-present)
B.S. in Biology, concentration in Cellular and Molecular biology, California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo (2006-2010)