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Kaitlyn S. Gallagher

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program


Kaitlyn is a first-year student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. Her research interests broadly include bacterial pathogenesis and cell signaling pathways, and she is excited to explore these research topics during her first-year rotations. 

Kaitlyn actively participated in STEM outreach opportunities throughout her undergraduate career, including serving as a Peer Mentor for incoming biochemistry students and assisting with community science fairs. She is eager to continue outreach work as a VINSE NanoGuides in the 2023-2024 school year.


-Outstanding Senior in Biochemistry – Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2020
-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Certification Exam with Distinction, 2020