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Kelsey Murt

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Training Program:

Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Human Genetics, Molecular Epidemiology Track


Shannon Takala Harrison, Ph.D.

Summary of the Research Project:

I am interested in parasite genomics and population structure in southeast Asia and studying factors related to reemergent infections from Plasmodium Vivax malaria.


B.S. Biology, University of California Los Angeles, 2013

M.S. Environmental and Occupational Health, Western Kentucky University, 2016

Achievements and Honors:

  • 2014 Graduate Research Fellowship Award, Western Kentucky University
  • 2018 Scientific Director’s Award, National Institute on Aging Postbaccalaureate Poster Day

About me:

I grew up in Southern California and love the beach and the outdoors. I enjoy biking, swimming, and hiking. I also have a 1 year old daughter that keeps me very busy!

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