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 Fiel Biology, MS 
 
MacKenzie Arrington Human Development,  
 
Moroni Chalita Genetics,  
 
Kristen Crofts Bioinformatics,  
 
Meganne Ferrel Microbiology,  
 
Samantha Jensen Bioinformatics,  
 
Anna Leah Larson Neuroscience,  
 
Lelann Latu Exercise Science,  
 
Sheradyn Parker Bioinformatics,  
 
Calvin Quigley Bioinformatics,  
 
Keni Reid Neuroscience,  
 
Brooke Spencer Biology,  
 
Sage Wright Bioinformatics,  

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, Ancestry.com 
 
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