B.S. Biology, University of New Mexico
Ph.D. Microbiology, Cornell University
In the Lab
Gina’s research focused on investigating the environmental factors contributing to the persistence, dispersal, and transmission of foodborne pathogens onto produce fields. Gina is currently a Research microbiologist/ORISE Fellow in the FDA Molecular Methods and Subtyping Branch in CFSAN. Her research is focused on developing methods for rapidly detecting and differentiating microbial foodborne pathogens of importance to the FDA.