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Jared Nielsen

Undergraduate Student
Adams Lab Personnel


I’m studying neuroscience (major) and psychology (minor). Kiersten, my beautiful wife (featured in my bio picture), and I have been married two years. I’m currently one of Dr. Adam’s teaching assistants for his molecular biology class. In his lab, I investigate the relationship between the bacterium, Photorhabdus luminescens, and the nematode, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, and how mutant P. luminescens may affect the phenomenon, endotokia matricida (matricidal hatching), in H. bacteriophora. Next April, I will graduate from BYU. Next fall, I hope to begin graduate school at an undetermined location in a neuroscience program somewhere in the United States.