Dustin Brown is a PhD student in the Toxicology program at the University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus. He grew up in Denver, Colorado before earning his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University in 2013. During this time, he began working in Dr. Elizabeth Ryan's Toxicology, Cancer, and Nutrition Lab in the Department of Radiological and Environmental Health Sciences, focusing on metabolomics analysis of dietary interventions in both mouse and canine studies. Following completion of undergraduate studies he began working full time in Dr. Ryan's lab for the next few years, assisting with human clinical trials and microbiological studies. Dustin joined the Phelan lab at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado in July of 2017.