Todd KelsonProfessor of Biology
Brigham Young University-Idaho
Todd Kelson is a Biology Professor at Brigham Young University – Idaho. In 2013, he became involved in antibiotic discovery as a research tool to retain STEM students, and has now taught Tiny Earth to over 3,000 students. He spent one year as the Chair of the Steering Committee for Tiny Earth, and travelled to the Middle East where he conducted a TE workshop for Iraqi professors. Todd has also been involved in teaching high school students about antibiotic discovery for 2 years. You can learn more about his involvement in antibiotic discovery by watching his TED talk (TEDx Idaho Falls March 2019).