Krystal Haislop is a doctoral student at the Perelman School of Medicine. Her thesis work studies how immune cells change their genetic expression patterns in response to environmental stimuli. Haislop holds a leadership position in the student group, Penn Science Policy & Diplomacy, as communications chair. She has received awards for presenting her research at conferences as well as the "Chemistry Community Award" for community outreach. She received her B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Southern Maine, before moving onto a fellowship position in Cancer Research at the University of Denver. Haislop aims to help scientists become more involved in their communities and in policy-making roles.
Expertise: Climate Change, Energy, Public Health, Sustainability, Technology