NFHC Graduate Fellows

Morgan Cade
  • NFHC Fellow

Program: School of Biological Sciences with emphasis in Genetic, Cellular, and Molecular biology

Area of Study: Gut microbiome regulation of host health early in life

Advisor: Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait

Background: From Kansas City, Missouri originally.

Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in French.

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Car Reen Kok
  • NFHC Fellow

Program: Complex Biosystems

Area of Study: Effects of prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics on the gut microbiome

Advisor: Dr. Robert Hutkins

Background: From Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BSc in Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Masters in Food Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Nate Korth
  • NFHC Fellow

Program: Complex Biosystems

Area of Study: Association of naturally occurring components in food crops and perturbations of the human gut microbiome

Advisor: Dr. Andrew Benson

Background: Hometown: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Undergraduate Degree: Food Science and Technology – University of Nebraska Lincoln

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Hugh McCullough
  • NFHC Fellow

Program: Complex Biosystems

Area of Study: Gut microbial community responses to starvation and nutrient rescue

Advisors: Dr. Jennifer Auchtung & Dr. Hyun-Seob Song

Background: From Orion Township, Michigan

B.S. in Biomedical Laboratory Science from Michigan State University

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Mallory Van Haute
  • NFHC Fellow

Program: Food Science & Technology

Area of Study: Discovery of components and molecules that can impact the human gut microbiome using high-throughput in vitro screens of large genetic resource populations of dry beans and maize with human microbiomes.

Advisor: Dr. Andy Benson

Background: Hometown: Seward, Nebraska 

B.A. Biology, Hastings College

M.S. Food Science & Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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