Caroline Geisler

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2016-2017
PhD Student, Animal Sciences
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Caroline Geisler is a doctoral student in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences. She grew up outside Dayton and attended Miami University in Oxford, OH, where she earned a B.S. in zoology. She then attended the University of Arizona for her Master’s Degree in Animal Sciences. Her primary research interest is how metabolism and endocrinology impact systemic health and liver physiology. Caroline's master's thesis investigated how signaling by ketone bodies affects the hepatic adaptation to fasting. Her PhD project focuses on how lipid accumulation in the liver drives pathophysiologies common to obesity and diabetes, such as insulin resistance and hypertension.