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Undergraduate Students

Avery Becker

Undergraduate Student (B.S., Food Science)
Avery assists with media and labware preparation for experimental use.  He was a 2014 Summer Scholar in our lab.
Billy J. Erazo Flores

Billy J Erazo Flores

Summer Scholar Student
Billy will research how dairy-specific environmental conditions affect Listeria monocytogenes susceptibility to Nisin. 

Miquela Hanselma

Undergraduate Student (B.S., Animal Science)
Miquela is working with David Kent and Rachel Evanowski on the isolation and characterization of sporeformers from various dairy environments.
Carl Henrik Klasén

Carl Henrik Klasén

Undergraduate Student
Carl will work on L. Monocytogenes. Traditional microbiology and molecular microbiology. Working and developing tools such as Tn-mutagenesis and plasmids to then test importance of genes in LIPI-1 and try to detect cofactor working with PrfA. 
Samantha Lau

Samantha Lau

Undergraduate Student (B.S., Food Science)
Samantha works with Veronica and Jordan on Listeria monocytogenes.
Jabril Mohamed

Jabril Mohamed

Undergraduate Student
Jabril will be working with Rachel Evanowski on the isolation and manipulation of spore formers in raw milk samples taken from several locations.