MEET MDTP STUDENTS
Kevin works with bioreactors and studies how the metabolic networks of microbial communities can be harnessed to bioconvert industrial residues into useful, renewable chemicals. Kevin and his wife, Alexandra, are expecting their first child at the end of this month and they are very excited to teach her all about the curious world of microbes.
Ryan studies how HIV impacts the immune response to TB and contributes to increased TB disease in nonhuman primates. Outside of the lab, Ryan enjoys trail running, hiking, jigsaw puzzles, and taking care of her windowsill full of plants.
Esther studies how HCMV entry pathways affect virus latency. When not in the lab, she enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, and cooking.