Katlynn Emaus

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B.S in Biology, Physics, Oakland University, 2019

Admissions Year: 2019

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Sanderson

Current Project: My research is focused on investigating the mechanistic role of mitochondrial lipids in neonatal hypoxia ischemia encephalopathy (HIE) and exploring potential therapeutic targets.

Honors, grants, and awards:  

  • T32 Training Program in Translational Cardiovascular Research and Entrepreneurship (2021-2022)
  • NIH F31 National Research Service Award (2023)
  • Rackham Travel award (2023)

Service & Leadership: 

  • Education Committee Lead for BrainsRule!
  • Rackham Teaching Certificate (2023)

Teaching Experience:  

  • W21 - Human Physiology 201 (Virtual w/ Dr. Elizabeth Rust)
  • W22 - Human Physiology 201 (In Person w/ Dr. Elizabeth Rust)
  • F22 - Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience 322 (In person with Dr. Richard Hume and Dr. Sam Kwon)

Hobbies:  Rock/Ice Climbing, Ski Mountaineering, Backpacking, Open Water Swimming, Coaching and Mentoring

Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her