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Haley Oliver


  • B.S. 2004, Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming
  • Ph.D. 2009, Food Science, Cornell University

Lab Research

Haley was a graduate student in the lab from 2004 until 2009. During her time in the lab, Haley used knockout mutagenesis, microarrays, Q-PCR and RNA sequencing to explore how sigma B and prfA function in the stress response and virulence gene expression of the different lineages of L. monocytogenes.  The title of her dissertation was: “Contribution of sigma B to stress response and virulence in Listeria monocytogenes lineages I, II and IIIB”. View Dr. Oliver's key publications from her time in the lab.

Current Position

Haley is now Associate Professor of Food Science at Purdue University in Indiana.