Kathryn Cherny, PhD
Kathryn joined INVO at the end of 2022 as the operations manager for the new team overseeing Northwestern’s Querrey InQbation Lab.
Prior to joining Northwestern, Kathryn was a postdoctoral researcher in Host-Microbial Interaction, Inflammation, and Immunity Program at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. While a postdoc Kathryn remained involved in entrepreneurship becoming an I-Corps regional instructor, mentoring an academic team through the NSF I-Corps National Teams Cohort, and acting as Chief Operating Officer for a Northwestern faculty-led startup focused on microbiome-based personal care products.
Kathryn received a BA in Biological Sciences and a PhD in Molecular Microbiology from Binghamton University, State University of New York.