To find a career in Food Microbiology and work with means to prevent or decrease outbreaks of foodborne pathogens.
Sep 2012 - Present
USF Center for Biological Defense
Volunteer in conjunction with Dr. Tatavarthy. Aid in sample preparation and processing for rapid detection and isolation of food pathogens including Real Time PCR and Immunomagnetic separation.
Oct 2011 - Present
Integrative biology department at USF
Volunteer in conjunction with Dr. Harwood’s Laboratorystaff under the Department of Integrative Biology researchingtopics of environmental microbiology. Create media, prepare Q-PCR and PCR reactions, bacterial typing, filter and culture samples.