B.S., 2004, Microbiology and Environmental Science, Miami University
Ph.D., 2008, Microbiology, Cornell University
Courtney worked in the lab from 2005 to 2008, investigating the function and regulation of Listeria seeligeri virulence genes. She also characterized Listeria in natural environments. Her dissertation was entitled: "Ecology and evolution of Listeria seeligeri". View key publications from Courtney's time in the lab.
Courtney is now a Senior Scientist in Research and Development-Microbiology, BD Diagnostics, in Sparks, Maryland.