Kristin earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Notre Dame and her PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Kristin spent twelve years teaching life science and biotechnology courses before joining the team at miniPCR.  As a curriculum specialist, her goal is to ensure that teachers have access to authentic, hands-on activities to engage their students in STEM exploration.  In her free time, Kristin enjoys reading, traveling, and attending theater performances.