About Katherine D. Shives:
Currently a Microbiology PhD candidate at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado; her prior education includes a B.S. in Biotechnology from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
Between her undergraduate and graduate studies she worked as a research assistant in Otolaryngology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.
When not pondering the microbial world she enjoys time spent with her husband and pet Akitas, crocheting, and gardening in Denver, Colorado.