Dr. Krause was a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Laurence's lab from 2011 to 2013, holding a patent from this research. Her doctorate is in chemistry from the University of Kansas. While a student at KU, she was awarded a Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship. Dr. Krause earned both her B.S. and M.S. in chemistry from Missouri State University. Currently, she is a Research Investigator II for Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company.