Olivia Leighton

Olivia  Leighton
  • Research Technologist
  • Kanaan Lab

Olivia Leighton joined Michigan State University in 2021 after working previously at a research lab in Grand Haven. She obtained a bachelor's in Biomedical Science with a minor in Chemistry from Western Michigan University in December of 2019. During undergrad Olivia worked in Dr. Duncan's lab where she focused primarily on 3D reconstruction of the inner ear of mice at various embryonic timepoints to help gain a better understanding of the morphology of the inner ear. When she isn't in the lab Olivia enjoys developing her skills in computer programming, playing chess, reading, and spending time in nature.