Each month we highlight one of our MSTP students. This month's highlight is:
Area of Study: Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Hometown: Ames, Iowa
Understanding the role of maternal exercise in affecting the offspring gut microbiome and offspring metabolic health
Awards, honors, publications
- MSTP Leadership and Academic Achievement Award
- Yang FT, Stanford KI. Batokines: Mediators of Inter-Tissue Communication (a Mini-Review). Curr Obes Rep. 2022 Jan 7. doi: 10.1007/s13679-021-00465-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34997461.
- Vidal P, Baer LA, Félix-Soriano E, Yang FT, Branch DA, Baskin KK, Stanford KI. Distinct Effects of High-Fat and High-Phosphate Diet on Glucose Metabolism and the Response to Voluntary Exercise in Male Mice. Nutrients. 2022 Mar 12;14(6):1201. doi: 10.3390/nu14061201. PMID: 35334860; PMCID: PMC8951123.
Long term goals/ aspirations
To treat patients and to pursue interesting research that will improve the lives of patients and future generations
Post MSTP Training dream job
In a PSTP for residency
What you enjoy outside of school
Spending time with my family and friends from the MSTP, cooking, gardening, and spending time outside.
A talent you have always wanted
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
"To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace" - Confucius
Can’t live without
My family, friends, and music
If you weren’t in MSTP, what would you be doing now?