Dr. Farron McIntee is a 3rd year postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Medicine, Center for Human Nutrition at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Her current project investigates the role of the scavenger receptor CD36 in regulation of brain lipid metabolism and behavior. Her graduate studies were completed at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Department of Pathology. Her thesis project investigated factors that impact the clearance and catabolism of the Alzheimer’s disease associated peptide amyloid-beta. While at NYU she served as president of her graduate program’s student council for one year. Currently, she serves as the treasurer of the Washington University Postdoctoral Society. She is an avid runner and has completed 4 marathons and is training for her 5th.