Rachel Gathman

Rachel is a second year Master’s student from Illinois. She earned her B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a Biological Sciences minor from Northern Illinois University.

She is currently working on developing and validating an aggregative sampling method for leafy green pathogen testing in commercial fields using microbial community profiling. Her research goal is to improve preharvest sampling to reduce foodborne illnesses.

She enjoys travelling and watching The Office.

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