Trevor Chamberlain

Hometown: Springville, Utah

BS Biology, Utah Valley University

MS Genetics, University of Wisconsin – Madison (Pelegri Lab)

PhD Genetics (Fall 2017 – present), University of Wisconsin – Madison

Trevor is a PhD candidate in the Genetics Training Program. He is interested in studying the cytoplasmic, mitochondrial, and nuclear DNA compatibility necessary for normal development of hybrid embryos. He is also working with a maternally-inherited protein thought to be play a role in cytokinesis, specifically within the hindbrain during embryonic development.

Some of Trevor’s work was featured in an article by GROW magazine:

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