Caitlin DavisLab Manager
Caitlin graduated from Boston College in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and a minor in History with a concentration in Medical Humanities. While at Boston College, Caitlin volunteered with local and international organizations that provide aid to children affected by HIV/AIDS. In June 2019, she joined the Tan Lab where she continues to pursue her interests in infectious diseases and public health through her work with human polyomaviruses. As a research assistant, Caitlin is working to optimize immunohistochemistry (IHC) staining to demonstrate central nervous system infection during early and chronic SIV infection in Rhesus Macaques. Caitlin also works as the study coordinator for several clinical trials studying the safety and effectiveness of investigational products as potential therapeutic treatments for diseases including BKV, PIV, RSV, and COVID-19. Caitlin plans to further her education in pursuit of a graduate degree in education and public health.