August 2001 to present
Assistant Scientist II/ Laboratory Manager, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University.
August 1995 to August 2001
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY. Dissertation title: Variations in major and minor ampullate silk proteins from Araneus gemmoides.
August 1991 to May 1995
B.S. with Honors in Recombinant Gene Technology from the Department of Biology at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY. Minors in Chemistry, History and English.