Kirstan Gimse

Kirstan Gimse
330 North Orchard Street
Madison WI 53715
Room 4165A-1
Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers
A CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutic strategy for Alzheimer's disease

Years at WID

2018 - present


B.S., Chemistry; Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Wisconsin-Parkside


  • Society for Neuroscience
  • American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair
  • Biology Outreach Ambassadors


  • Cellular and Molecular Pathology T32 Training Grant (NIH T32 GM081061)
  • American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Travel Award Fellowship
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention

Selected Publications

Gimse, K., Olin, A., and Burger, C. “Hippocampal Homer1b/c is necessary for contextual fear conditioning and group I metabotropic glutamate receptor mediated long-term depression”, 2018, 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.10.005, [in press]