Kristin Labby


Kristin participated in Reach for the Stars from 2011-2012 during the 5th year of her graduate studies in Prof. Rick Silverman’s lab in the Chemistry Department. Kristin grew up near Milwaukee, WI and earned her B.S. in chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2007. Kristin completed her PhD at Northwestern in 2012 and took a postdoctoral position in chemical biology at the University of Michigan. She was Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Beloit College from 2014-2016, and in Fall 2016 began as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Beloit College where she teaches organic chemistry. Her research interests are in the areas of medicinal chemistry and antibiotic resistance.

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