Nicholas Whittel

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

C213 Micro

(970) 491-4877

About Nicholas

Nicholas Whittel is a Research Associate II and Ph.D. student in the Ordway Laboratory, as part of the Mycobacteria Research Laboratories. He graduated with a BSc in Biology from The State University of New York at Geneseo in 2018. He held multiple undergraduate teaching titles across Microbiology, General Biology, and Public Health and Epidemiology courses. In 2017, he helped lead a teaching team across Ghana, focusing on Schistosomiasis transmission in peri-urban and rural communities. Mr. Whittel graduated with an MSc in Infectious Diseases from the University of Kent in 2019, where he studied the electrochemical requirements of Multidrug and Toxic Compound Extrusion (MATE) proteins. Currently, Mr. Whittel is researching and working with Non-tuberculosis mycobacterial mouse models with Dr. Diane Ordway and is making progress towards earning his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Colorado State University. He was recently awarded a Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Student Traineeship Award and has been developing a CF model of exogenous reinfection as part of his Ph.D. thesis.


M.Sc. Infectious Diseases , The University of Kent, UK, 2019B.Sc. Biology, State University of New York at Geneseo, 2018