Alumni & Development
Frank W. Putnam Research Fellowship
2014 Putnam Research Fellow, Megan Kingsolver
Megan Kingsolver earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology. She was a member of Associate Chair Rich Hardy’s research team. Megan’s research project sought to determine interactions between Sindbis virus and the Jak-STAT pathway in arthropods. She has co-authored articles that have appeared in the Journal of Molecular Biology, Journal of Virology, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Megan is now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She is funded on the Biology of Aging Training Grant at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. There, Megan is a member of Shane Rea’s research team where they investigate mutations in the electron transport chain that paradoxically results in long-lived animals.Read about the Putnam Research Fellowship requirements »