Using 16S rDNA, traditional microbiological analyses, and USDA-FSIS standards to develop novel ways to map the microbiota populations on carcasses throughout livestock harvest and processing.
Area focuses: 16S rDNA Microbiome, poultry husbandry and processing, pre-harvest and post-harvest food safety
B.S. Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, 2016
M.S. Agriculture with Poultry Science Concentration, Mississippi State University, 2017
Doctorate in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas, 2020