Kylie Allen

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

kdallen@vt.edu

Education:

Ph.D. Biochemistry, Washington State University, 2013

B.S. Biology, Eastern Washington University, 2007

Experience:

2018-current, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech

2015-2018, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Gonzaga University

2013-2015, Postdoctoral, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech

Current Members:

Aleksei Gendron
PhD Candidate
agendron@vt.edu
 


 

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Justin McKinney
PhD Student
jcm98@vt.edu

 

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Thuc-Anh (Avery) Dinh 
PhD Student
thucanhdinh@vt.edu

 

Kaleb Boswinkle
Lab Technician
kaleb4@vt.edu


 

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Spenser Stone
MS Student​
spenserstone@vt.edu


 

Ryan Schurr
Undergraduate student
ryans23@vt.edu

 

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Becky Allison
Undergraduate student
beckya@vt.edu

 

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Lab party, December 2021

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Group photo, May 2021

From left to right: Justin McKinney, Taylan Tunckanat, Aleksei Gendron, Rowan Wooldridge, Kylie Allen, Zoie Sadler

Group photo, 2020

From left to right: Rowan Wooldridge, Taylan Tunckanat, Justin McKinney, Kaleb Boswinkle, Aleksei Gendron, Kylie Allen

Group photo, 2019

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From left to right: Aleksei Gendron, Monica Labine, Taylan Tunckanat, Kylie Allen, Yamilet Macias-Orihuela, Kaleb Boswinkle

Alumni:

Taylan Tunckanat, Undergraduate research and MS (2018-2022), PhD program bound
Rowan Wooldridge, MS (2020-2022), Industry bound
Zoie Sadler, Undergraduate research (2020-2022), Medical school bound
Ben Lewis, Undergraduate research (2020-2022), Graduate school bound
Andrew Pedraza, Undergraduate research (2021-2022)
Yamilet Macias-Orihuela, Undergraduate research (2019-2020), Currently in PhD program in Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech
Monica Labine, Undergraduate research  (2018-2019), currently in medical school 
Vincent Kim, Undergraduate research (2019), pharmacy school bound
Kevin Brandecker, Undergraduate/thesis research at Gonzaga (2015-2017), Currently in medial school at Seton Hall University 
Sarah Byquist, Undergraduate/thesis research at Gonzaga (2015-2017), Currently in medical school at the University of Washington
Lisa DePledge, Undergraduate research at Gonzaga (2015-2018), Currently in medical school at the University of Washington
Alexandra Neitz, Undergraduate/thesis research at Gonzaga (2016-2018), Currently in Molecular Biology PhD program at University of Washington
Megan Zimbelman, Undergraduate research at Gonzaga (2016-2018), Currently in Dental School at The University of Pennsylvania 
Ashley Beausoleil, Undergraduate research at Gonzaga (2017-2018), medical school bound
Thomas Cast, Undergraduate research at Gonzaga (2017-2018), Currently in PhD program in Biochemistry and Molecular biology at Colorado State University 
Ian Crawford, Undergraduate research at Gonzaga (2017-2018), medical school bound






 

Group photo, Gonzaga University, 2018

From left to right: Alex Neitz, Megan Zimbelman, Kylie Allen, Tom Cast, Ashley Beausoleil, Aleksei Gendron