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Dylan Ritter

PhD Candidate, Cell & Developmental Biology


Dylan is a graduate student in the department of Cell and Developmental Biology. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Mississippi in 2017 and has conducted research on autism and protein dynamics. Dylan entered Vanderbilt as part of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP) in the fall of 2017 and joined the Knapik lab in the spring of 2018 as a member of the Cell & Developmental Biology department. Currently, his research involves elucidating the role of Rgp1 in collagen secretion, chondrocyte shape, and cartilage development. This work is supported by the CBMS T32 training grant.