Kaitlin M Higgins

Kaitlin M Higgins

  • Graduate Assistant
Kaitlin works in Dr.Sarah Anderson's lab looking at transposable elements and imprinted genes.

She is primarily interested in plant genetics, and finding ways to better feed the world. She has worked for Corteva Agrisciences, Syngenta, the USDA, and interned for Biogemma USA Corp.

She co-founded Science Iowa, which is a nonprofit with hopes of improving science literacy among policy makers and making science more accessible to the general public.

Contact Info

Molecular Bio
2437 Pammel Dr


  • B.S. Agronomy, Iowa State University, 2015
  • B.S. Genetics, Iowa State University, 2017