Kristy is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Applied Biotechnology with an emphasis in Animal Science and a minor in Avian Biology. After graduating, Kristy plans on attending veterinary school to pursue veterinary medicine. In the lab, her research focuses on testing a novel small molecule traumatic brain injury therapeutic and its effect on social recognition, memory, and post-traumatic stress disorder like behaviors (e.g. fear, anxiety, stress). Outside of the lab, Kristy enjoys playing tennis, going on hikes, and cheering on the dawgs.