AliyahAliyah Bennett

Area of Study: Microbial Pathogenesis
Hometown: New York, NY


Research interests

Microbial pathogenesis, infectious disease, antimicrobial resistance, biofilm inhibitors, host-pathogen interaction

Awards, honors, publications

  • 2021 Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Graduate Research Award
  • 2021 MSTP Impact Factor Award

Long-term goals/aspirations

To be a physician scientist at an academic institution and to be involved in medical education

Post MSTP Training dream job

Infectious Disease Specialist, Medical Curriculum “Block Leader”, and a Laboratory Medicine Director

Fun Facts

What you enjoy outside of school

Watching anime on Netflix/Hulu, going to bars with friends, begging my dogs to cuddle with me and gardening

A talent you have always wanted

I wish I could sing

Favorite book

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

Favorite quote

“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless she persisted.”
– Mitch McConnell

Can’t live without

Cake and frosting

If you weren’t in MSTP, what would you be doing now?

I’d probably still be at my previous job (clinical laboratory technology) trading crazy life stories with my favorite coworker Trisha

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