Kaeli Bryant, hailing from Greenwood Indiana, is a graduate student in the Microbe-Host Interactions program. She earned a B.S. in Biochemistry with minors in Mathematics and Biotechnology from Indiana University. Her research topics include studying the components of the H. pylori cag Type IV Secretion System as well as the recruitment of the bacterial oncoprotein CagA. When not in lab, Kaeli enjoys solving crossword and jigsaw puzzles, cooking, and indoor rock climbing.