Caroline Barry

Hometown: Middleton, Wisconsin

BS Biochemistry, Entrepreneurship, University of Wisconsin – Madison

MS Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Caroline is a graduate student in the Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Training Program. Her research focuses on improving bio-storage and biobanking techniques to preserve genetic diversity, particularly in vulnerable animal populations. She is specifically interested in the mRNA delivery to enahnce cell viability following dehydration stress, DNA barcoding, and egg enucleation for animal cloning. Caroline has also 8led the adoption of the lab’s newest animal model system – tardigrades!

Some of Caroline’s work was featured in articles by GROW magazine (The Race to the Animal Vault) and OnWisconsin magazine (Beyond Jurassic Park).

She also has several years of experience assisting with Dr. Pelegri’s biobanking for biodiversity course, Genetics 527: Developmental Genetics for Conservation and Regeneration:

Check out her LinkedIn for more information.