Katie Bonefas

Admission Year:

Bachelor of Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin, 2017


Admission year: 2017

Lab: Iwase Lab

Research Interest:  The role of chromatin in neurodevelopment and memory.

Honors, grants, and awards:

  • T32 Career Training in Reproductive Biology  (2019, 2020)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – Honorable Mention (2018)
  • University Scholar - UT Austin (2016, 2017)

Service and Leadership: 

  • MiSciWriters - Illustrator (2020-2021)
  • Michigan DNA Day - Curriculum development and instructor (2017-2020)
  • BrainsRule Marketing Chair (2017-2020)

Career goals: I'm interested in pursuing a career in academic research where I can blend my love of molecular biology and neuroscience.

Hobbies: Drawing, painting, knitting,and contemplating the void.