About Me


B.A. Biology and Chemistry, West Virginia University, 1999-2003

Ph.D. Molecular Virology, Case Western Reserve University, 2003-2010


Postdoctoral Associate, Bagnat Laboratory, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University, 2010-2014

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, College of William and Mary, 2014-2016

Assistant Professor of Biology, St. Bonaventure University, 2016-present


I am interested in how chemicals produced during petroleum harvesting and processing can affect cellular differentiation and development.  I use the zebrafish as a model for how these environmental factors can influence early development.