College of Letters & Sciences
Upham Hall

Kirsten Crossgrove
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Upham Hall 353
  • Phone: (262) 472-1678
  • Email: crossgrk@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Biological Sciences

Education:

Oberlin College, B.A., Biology and Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., Molecular Biology

Research Description:

My lab studies development in free-living and parasitic nematodes. I am particularly interested in understanding the genetic pathways involved in responding to environmental changes like the movement of a parasite from mosquito to human host.

Classes Taught:

BIO 363 (Molecular Biology); BIO 254 (Biotechnology Lab Methods I); BIO 364 (Biotechnology Lab Methods II); BIO 251 (Introduction to Genetics); BIO 498 (Independent Study); BIO 498R (Biology Research); BIO 120 (Biological Foundations)