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Sloan Siegrist is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. After growing up on Guam, she received a B.A. in Human Biology at Stanford University. Her Ph.D. work with Dr. Eric Rubin, Harvard School of Public Health, focused on mycobacterial genetics and her postdoctoral research with Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi, then at UC Berkeley, centered on chemical probes for cell wall peptidoglycan. At UMass Amherst, the Siegrist group studies the organization of the mycobacterial cell envelope and engineers its components for translational applications