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2023 Awardees

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatrics (Neonatology)

    Tyler was raised in central Florida and pursued scientific research from a young age. His academic training took him to Auburn University's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Yale Department of Immunobiology. His research interests include mucosal immunology, host-microbe interactions, and fetal immune development.  Tyler enjoys building community, mentoring young people, reading and writing poetry, and exploring natural spaces with his dog. He welcomes conversations of all kinds and is deeply curious about the callings that lead people into their life's work.