- Ph.D., 2013, Microbiology, Cornell University
- B.S., 2006, Biology, Central University of Venezuela
In the Lab
Veronica combined her background in microbiology, genetics and biochemistry to study the behavior, success and resilience of important pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses. As a research associate, she lead a group of graduate and undergraduate students with the collective goal of employing cutting edge technologies (such as RNA-seq, Tn-seq and ChIP-seq) to define the regulatory response and key components that enable pathogens to survive under adverse conditions, and thus have the power to develop improved control interventions.