Brydie Huckestein

  • 6th Year GS

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

I chose to attend the University of Pittsburgh because it is a hub for biomedical sciences, with access to several hospitals and all of the new and emerging diagnostic and research tools, as well as an abundance of brilliant scientists to learn from and collaborate with.  

Education & Training

  • BS in Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2015

Research Interests

Immunology; Host/Pathogen Interactions


Costa DK, Huckestein BR, Edmunds LR, Petersen MC, Nasiri A, Butrico GM, . . . Jurczak MJ. 2016. Reduced intestinal lipid absorption and body weight-independent improvements in insulin sensitivity in high-fat diet-fed Park2 knockout mice. Am. J. Physiol. - Endocrinology And Metabolism. 311: E105-116.