Kilpatrick was a graduate student in the department of
Biochemistry and Molecular
Biophysics. Kil graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2001 with a
degree in biochemistry, and was awarded the National Science Foundation predoctoral
fellowship in 2002. Kil joined the laboratory in 2002 and his main focus was on the obesity
protein Tubby. He recieved his PhD in 2007 and is now a senior consultant at Campell Alliance.