Former MSTP Graduate Student
Ben is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University in 2016 with B.S. in Immunology & Infectious Disease and B.S. in Toxicology. He joined the Vanderbilt MSTP in 2016 and transitioned from medical school to graduate school in fall 2018. His research focuses on determining the role of humoral immunity in the pathogenesis of gram negative pathogens, such as Acinetobacter baumannii, and Propionibacterium acnes. He is co-mentored with Dr. James E. Crowe.