- B.S. 2008, Biochemistry, University of Illinois-Chicago
- B.A. 2005, Literature, Yale University
Daina was a graduate student in the lab from 2009 until 2013. She studied stress gene expression in persistent and non-persistent isolates of Listeria. The title of her dissertation was: “Novel Strategies for Characterizing and Controlling the Stress Response of Listeria SPP.”. View Daina's ey publications from her time in the lab.
Currently, Daina is studying the human gut virome as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Eugene Chang's lab at the University of Chicago, Department of Medicine.