Kelly Hartsough (2017-2018)
An undergrad during The Pritchard Lab’s inaugural startup year, Kelly Hartsough is currently a graduate student at the University of Indiana’s Walczak Lab. Originally from Boston, Kelly majored in Biology at Penn State. She enjoys studying cellular, molecular, and developmental biology with the goal of a career in industry. Kelly previously conducted research in a biochemistry and molecular biology lab working to understand the protein tethering mechanisms in A. thaliana. She also interned at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the comparative medicine department, where she worked to support pre-clinical in vivo cystic fibrosis studies. Kelly also ran with Penn State’s club track team and spent her free time in Happy Valley trying to pet as many dogs as possible.