Lauren Palmer, Ph.D.

Former Postdoctoral Researcher in Skaar Lab

Lauren grew up near Seattle and earned her B.S. from the University of Washington in Biology (Cell, Molecular and Developmental) with a minor in Microbiology. For her doctoral work, she studied metabolic integration of thiamine biosynthetic enzymes with Diana Downs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Georgia. Her project in the Skaar lab focused on characterizing how differences in transition metal nutrition affect susceptibility to infection. Lauren has taken the position of Assistant Professor and the University of Illinois.