Current Students Alumni

Dr. Kauwe has mentored over 100 student researchers, both undergraduate, graduate, and outreach students. From 2009 to 2015, 5 students have been first authors on peer-reviewed publications, 22 have been co-authors, and 28 have received BYU Undergraduate Research Awards. These mentored students come from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of educational and professional pursuits. Working in the Kauwe Lab provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and knowledge that can be applied to educational and professional endeavors. 

Dr. Kauwe has mentored over 109 students to date. Click here for a full summary of all Mentored Students.
If you are a student interested in being a part of the Kauwe Lab, click here.

Current Students

Click on each current student to see their personal student accomplishments.

Ciarah Cook Biology, PhD 
Josue Gonzalez Biology, PhD 
Lyndsay Staley Biology, MS 
MacKenzie Arrington Human Development,  
Moroni Chalita Genetics,  
Kristen Crofts Bioinformatics,  
Meganne Ferrel Microbiology,  
AnnaLeah Larson Neuroscience,  
Lelann Latu Exercise Science,  
Calvin Quigley Bioinformatics,  
Keni Reid Neuroscience,  
Brooke Spencer Biology,  
Sage Wright Bioinformatics,  
Elizabeth Vance Bioinformatics,  
Lia Ludlam Genetics and Biotechnology,  
Taylor Avei Biology,  

Lab Alumni

Ben Ainscough PhD Candidate, Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine 
Matthew Bailey Graduate Student, Washington University in St. Louis 
Krista Bean Senior Bioinformatics Analyst, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 
Devan Bursey Masters Student, Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University 
Jesse Cobell Medical Student, University of Minnesota 
Francisco Darquea ISU AEGD Residency,  
Shane Dooley Informatics Associate, DuPont Pioneer 
Kenisi Fonoimoana Medical Laboratory Science Student,  
Ariel Hippen Bioinformatics Analyst, 
Todd Jaramillo Podiatry Resident, Wake Forest Baptist Health 
Caitlin Lythgoe Program Coordinator, Center for Simulation and Innovation, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix 
David McKean Graduate Student, Marquette University 
Miles McKee Medical Student, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences 
Ryan Miller PhD Student, University of Utah, Molecular Biology 
David Patty Software Engineer II, Qualtrics 
Ammon Perkes Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, Biology Department 
David Peterson Medical Student, Duke University School of Medicine 
Frederick Rohlfing Medical Student, George Washington University, Ensign in US Navy 
Emily Sears Lab Analyst, Nelson Labs 
Ryan Stinger Medical Student, Georgetown University, School of Medicine 
William Strong Medical Student, St. George's University 
Manti Su'a Principle Investment Advisor, Single One International 
Eleni Tukuafu Medical Laboratory Scientist, ASCP 
Mo Villagran Actuarial Associate, Milliman