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Christopher Acree

Graduate Student, Arrojo Laboratory, , Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Christopher is a member of the Arrojo e Drigo lab, where they study intracellular metabolism with a focus on the beta cells in the pancreas. Specifically, his research involves investigating how nutrient utilization changes with aging and other pathological conditions like type 2 diabetes. Research interests also include the mechanisms of aging, organoid development, and synthetic biology.

Christopher previously worked as software engineer and has lived in North Carolina, Alabama, China, Boston, and NYC before coming to Vanderbilt. In his free time, he enjoys reading, distance running, and indie films.”