Amanda Blake

Amanda Black

Amanda joined the Gastrointestinal Lab in the fall of 2014, as a student worker and graduated from Texas A&M in May 2015, with a BS in biomedical science and a double major in entomology. She went on to complete a master’s degree with the GI Lab in May of 2017, working with lactate in dogs with GI disease. She is currently pursuing a PhD, focusing on the role of amino acids and other metabolites in gastrointestinal diseases.

Outside of the lab, Amanda enjoys fishing, wakeboarding and surfing, learning how to cook from Pinterest, and volunteering at the humane society.”