Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Austin is from Plano, Texas and has an extensive research background ranging from environmental toxicology to Evo-Devo research.He will pursue a PhD at Stanford University doing research in Genetics and Developmental Biology. He has found a passion for these areas and is excited to start grad school!
Understanding the Establishment of twist Neural Crest Gene Regulatory Systems and Their Evolutionary Significance in Chordates
Research Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Daniel Medeiros, Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Austin's McNair Scholars mentor was Sarah Colón Plaza.