Meet Our researchers: John Kernien

Name: John Kernien

Hometown: Janesville, WI

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

John Kernien is a postdoctoral trainee in the Caitlin Pepperell Lab. His area of of study focuses on allergy and immunology.

What inspired you to select your field of study?

A family illness

What is one piece of advice you would give to students?

Reach out to labs you are interested in

When you’re not in the lab, how do you spend your time?

Reading and video games

If you didn’t become a scientist, what career would you have pursued?


What is the last TV show that you binge-watched?