Michelle Savran

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

About Michelle

Michelle Savran is a DVM/PhD student mentored by Drs. Brian Foy and Greg Ebel. She is currently assessing the safety and efficacy of ivermectin-treated birdfeed as a means of West Nile Virus transmission control. Her previous research experiences include characterizing the host-pathogen interactions of trypanosome lytic factor, barcoding pancreatic cancer cells and observing clonal dynamics, and investigating the effects of bacterial natural products on mucosal immunity in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease. Beyond her interests in translative research and zoonoses, Michelle also enjoys live music, movies, and spoiling her pet cockatiel, Popcorn.


BS in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 2016


Post-baccalaureate Pre-health Sciences Certificate
CUNY Hunter College