Lisa Reece is currently enrolled in the PhD program in the Dept. of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine. She holds a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Texas at El Paso. Lisa has four years of industrial microbiology experience with divisions of Baxter Scientific, Inc., Baltimore Spice Co., and Promega, Inc. She has over twenty years of academic experience in immunology, oncology, and infectious disease research with UT EL Paso, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, and UT Medical Branch. She joined Purdue in 2005 and the Birck Nanotechnology Center staff in 2006. She is also the Lab Director for the Indiana CTSI (Clinical Translational Sciences Institute) BioNanotechnology Core Facility which encompasses the BioNano Wing and the BioAFM laboratories.