Caroline Grunenwald, Ph.D.

Former Postdoctoral Fellow

Caroline originally hails from Merrill, Wisconsin. She earned her B.S. from the University of Dubuque in Biology and Environmental Science and a M.S. in Microbiology from Idaho State University. For her doctoral work she studied the eco-epidemiology of parasitic nematodes in wildlife with Dr. Chunlei Su and Dr. Richard Gerhold at the University of Tennessee. Her former project in the Skaar lab focused on the competitive interactions between Staphylococcus aureus and the microbiome. In 2019, Caroline moved to the University of Wisconsin to continue her research.