Born September 6, 1986 to William Kaylen and Donna Barcus. Claim a 20 year old sister, Jessica.
Graduated Plainfield High School in June 2005 with Indiana Academic Honors.
Insane 4 month old gray tabby cat Zeke.
I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, going to sporting events, reading, watching HD football on my big screen, and playing with my dogs.
I also love to shoot archery and my assortment of firearms in a safe and controlled manner.
Research and Education
Currently exploring integrin-ligand interactions on the surface of organically modified peptide ormosils developed in the Rickus Lab.
Also modeling fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) signaling in neural stem cells to elucidate the role of FGF-2 in neural development and differentiation.
Graduated "With Distinction" from Purdue University with a BS in ABE, specializing in Biological Engineering in May 2009.
Hope to graduate in May 2010 with MS in Biological Engineering and Technology from the ABE department at Purdue University.