Kristi Dietert

Graduate Research Assistant

Personal Statement:

Kristi is a graduate student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program at UT Health San Antonio in the lab of Dr. Naomi Sayre. Double-majoring in chemistry and molecular biology, she graduated cum laude from Texas Lutheran University. Before beginning her graduate studies, she spent time doing laboratory research in both industry and academia. Now, she is interested in how LRP1 influences neural stem cell biology.

Q&A with Kristi for the UT Health San Antonio Graduate School


B.S. Molecular Biology, Texas Lutheran University
B.A. Chemistry, Texas Lutheran University

Awards & Accomplishments

Walter R. Nicolai Award, AGE meeting (2023)

ACTS Poster Blue Ribbon Award (2022)

Burroughs Wellcome Travel Award (2022)

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Awardee (July 2022 – June 2023)

Translational Science Training TL1 Award (July 2021- June 2022)