Chris comes to Penn after spending his undergraduate years at the University of Pittsburgh where he studied Microbiology. He has previously looked at the microbiome of some of the Lingo receptor knockout mice as well as re-developed multiple allergy models for the lab. He shifts around helping multiple projects such as work on cellular sources of IL-33, and culturing human macrophages. He currently heads a project looking at helminth-infected humans and levels of trefoils.
Where are you from?
What is your favorite hangout place or favorite thing to do?
Chris enjoys training for and running road races. He is also an avid golfer and skier. And when its time to relax, he enjoys craft beer and reading or watching Sci-Fi/Fantasy.
What is your prior degree/training?
B.S. in Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh
What is your career aspiration?
Currently I am using my experience in the Herbert lab to see where I want to go with my career.
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