ZOE E. WILTON
PhD Student Frietze Lab Member since 2022
MS, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, 2020
BS, Microbiology, Michigan State University, 2019
Zoe is a PhD student in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at the University of New Mexico (UNM). As an undergraduate and master’s student, she worked at part of the engineering department at Michigan State University in Dr. Lahr’s lab. During this time, she worked to develop a method to using nanochromatography, as a produce of the coffee ring effect, to determine of the concentration of solutes in aqueous solution as a diagnostic tool for biomarkers of diseases, nutrients in wastewater, and contaminants in tap water. In the Frietze Lab, Zoe is using flow cytometry to determine the mechanism of vaccine efficacy for Chlamydia trachomatis.