Principal Investigator 

Kimberly O'Brien

Kimberly O. O’Brien, PhD

Professor, Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences
Adjunct Professor, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester, NY

 

Graduate Students 

Katie Delaney

Katherine Delaney 

Degrees: BS, Biochemistry
Year Entered: 2016
Background: Before coming to Cornell, Katherine was a postbaccalaureate research fellow at the National Institutes of Health in a Molecular Genetics Laboratory. Her doctoral research aims to improve understanding of iron homeostasis during pregnancy and how maternal iron status and fetal iron accretion impacts fetal brain development.

Wanhui Kang

Wanhui Kang

Degrees: BS, Nutritional Sciences; BE, Food Science
Year Entered: 2017
Background: Wanhui received a bachelor of science degree in nutritional sciences at Cornell and a bachelor of engineering degree in food science at China Agricultural University. Her research focuses on understanding how genetic components influence iron homeostasis in different racial groups.

 

Undergraduate Students

Abhirami Ramakrishnan

Abhirami Ramakrishnan

College of Arts and Sciences | Biology and Society & Chemistry | Class of 2020 

Jessica Leipman

Jessica Leipman

College of Arts and Sciences | Biological Sciences (Nutrition) | Class of 2020

Theo Lee-Gannon

Theo Lee-Gannon 

College of Human Ecology | Human Biology, Health, and Society | Class of 2020 

Youri Jung

Youri Jung 

College of Human Ecology | Human Biology, Health, and Society | Class of 2021 

Ji Hee Son

Ji Hee Son 

College of Arts and Sciences | Psychology (Social Psychology) | Class of 2019 

Brendan Parent

Brendan Parent 
College of Arts and Sciences | Chemistry | Class of 2022

Clara Deley

Clara Deley

College of Human Ecology | Nutritional Sciences | Class of 2022

Hunter Hitchens

Hunter Hitchens 

College of Human Ecology | Human Biology, Health, and Society | Class of 2022

Chloe Hasund

Chloe Hasund 

College of Human Ecology | Global and Public Health Sciences | Class of 2022

Julie Thompson

College of Arts and Sciences | Biological Sciences | Class of 2020