Kathleen McClanahan

MPI Co-Vice President
Molecular Pathology & Immunology Graduate Program
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Room / Suite
A5211 - Olivares-Villagomez Lab
Lab Phone

Originally from Little Rock, AR, I earned my B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Arkansas in 2019. I immediately joined the Vanderbilt IGP in 2019 and the MPI graduate program in 2020. Outside of the lab, I love cooking, reading, and participating in science outreach!

Awards and Honors:

NSF-GRFP Award (2021)

Research Information

In the Olivares-Villagomez lab, I am investigating the role of the breastmilk protein osteopontin in the development of the infant gut microbiota.

Publications on PubMed.gov