Liz Townsend

Email: liz.townsend@wisc.edu

Liz is a MD/ PhD student in the Microbiology Doctoral Training Program. Her primary interests include understanding the interactions between the microbiome, human immune system, and disease progression as well as improving patient outcomes. She received a B.A in Biology and Music at St. Olaf College and completed a Post-Baccalaureate Research Fellowship at the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. Outside of lab, Liz enjoys running, cooking, and performing classical music.