Katherine McMahanResearch Assistant/Associate
Katherine attended Clark University, where she received her B.A. for work in Biology and Psychology before continuing on to pursue her M.S. in Biology. Her research focused on the evolution of threat perception and the investigation of underlying behavior-associated gene networks in threespine stickleback models. She joined the Barouch lab in 2016, where she currently works to produce and purify HIV Envelope constructs, and assesses the immunogenicity of various vaccine candidates. Outside of the lab, Katherine can be found volunteering as an EMT-Basic and studying effective altruism practices.