- B.S., Food Engineering, Viçosa Federal University,Viçosa, MinasGerais, Brazil
- M.S., Food Science, Viçosa Federal University,Viçosa, MinasGerais, Brazil
- Ph.D. '99, Food Science, Cornell University
Edna was a graduate student in the lab from 1995 to 1999. Her research in the lab focused on investigating conservation of sporulation regulatory proteins among Bacillus and Clostridium species. The title of her dissertation was “Sigma factor E in endospore-forming bacteria: phylogeny, functional conservation, and use for PCR-based detection strategies”. View a key publication from Edna's time in the lab.
Edna now works in Food Safety and Milk Quality at Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria in Juiz de Fora, MG - Brasil.