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Drosophila Research Technician


Katelynne Collins

Katelynne Collins


Katelynne graduated from Clemson University in May 2022 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and minors in Japanese and Biological Sciences. During her time at Clemson, she participated in a variety of student organizations, such as Clemson Dholna, the Japanese Cultural Association, and the Biochemistry and Genetics Club. As a recipient of the Gilman-McCain Scholarship, Katelynne briefly studied Japanese at Kansai University and participated in an internship with TOKI, a Japanese travel company. In her free time, she has volunteered with LearningAlly and the Take Back the Night Foundation. She also enjoys art, photography, and language learning.

Research Interests:

Her interest in research was developed during her time as a member of a Clemson Creative Inquiry led by Dr. Dev Arya which focused on targeting drug resistance. As a recent graduate, she will be joining Dr. Anholt’s Lab as a Drosophila Research Technician and hopes to analyze how environmental toxins impact Drosophila genes.