Currently the full time Division Safety Representative for both biology divisions in MML and Building Facilitator for building 227. Acts as a central point-of-contact for safety and facilities solutions and attempts to harmonize implementation of NIST safety policies across both divisions.
Past lab experience at NIST included microbiology, DNA extraction, and DNA quantification methods, especially digital PCR. Participated in studies with the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM), Consultative Committee for the Amount of Substance (CCQM) – CCQM-K61 "Quantitative PCR", CCQM-P113 "Relative Quantification of Genomic DNA Fragments Extracted from a Biological Tissue", & CCQM-P154 "Absolute quantification of DNA". Assisted in certification of two Standard Reference Materials for Cytomegalovirus DNA measurements, SRM 2366 and SRM 2366a.
2019 NIST Safety Award - For outstanding contributions to safety and facilities management at the division and OU level within MML.
2019 MML Accolade: Cross OU Teamwork (team award) - For effectively working across NIST and overcoming multiple obstacles to ensure the successful procurement, delivery, and installation of the Livings Measurements System Foundry automation system
2018 MML Accolade: Excellence in MML Safety (team award) - For chemical waste pickup for thousands of chemicals in a short time without compromising safety and chemicals regulations