Christopher is a Ph.D. student in the lab of Geert de Vries studying sex differences in the response to inflammatory activation of the gut-brain axis. He obtained his B.A. in Biochemistry from Washington University in St. Louis and received an M.S. in Biology from Rockefeller University. Outside of the lab, he enjoys reading, theatre and writing. He hopes to continue to expand his interests in the intersection between the immune system and nervous system in future postdoctoral research.