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Kaitlin McKernan (she/her)

Dawn Newcomb Lab, G3

Email: kaitlin(dot)e(dot)mckernan(at)vanderbilt(dot)edu (substitute symbols where appropriate)

Graduate Program: Molecular Pathology & Immunology

Hometown: Libertyville, IL

Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan

Research Interests: I am broadly interested in immunology and endocrinology, especially in the context of pregnancy, fetal and child development, and disorders of the immune system. I am currently studying the effect of maternal asthma on fetal immune development.

MSTP Leadership: Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion Council, SEMSS, Seminar Planning Committee, Leadership Workshop II Planning Committee, IDP Task Force, Outreach Volunteering Subcommittee

Hobbies/Interests: Running, hot girl walks, soccer, trying as many coffee shops in Nashville as possible


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