Weston Kightlinger

Northwestern University

Weston Kightlinger (Board Member) is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow working towards his PhD in the lab of Michael Jewett at Northwestern University. In his research, Weston using cell-free protein synthesis and high-throughput mass spectrometry to engineer synthetic glycosylation systems for the production and design of improved protein therapeutics and vaccines. As part of SPA, Weston has helped organize retreat workshops on science communication and undergraduate mentorship.