Mackenzie Berschel, BA

Mackenzie Berschel

Hometown: Bensenville, IL

Year I became a Gator: 2022

Position: Graduate student

Research focus: I am investigating how microglia below the site of spinal cord injury may impact spinal plasticity at different time points post-C2 hemisection in rats.

Career goals: I am applying to medical schools with aspirations of pursuing a joint MD/PhD.

What I do for fun: My husband and I love going to Disney in our free time and going to the beach with our puppy, Nola.