Dr. Sonia Hunt

Dr. Sonia Hunt received her undergraduate training at Louisiana State University, New Orleans where she majored in Biology and Chemistry while working as a researcher at the USDA. She received her Doctorate degree in Genetics from the Dept. of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle, and subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in which she studied mechanisms of drug resistance and protein modeling in malaria. She also has teaching experience in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Forensics. She currently works as a scientist at the FBI Laboratory and has been editing both scientific and literary articles since 1996. Her past and present research experience includes the following areas of expertise: cell cycle regulation, animal disease models, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug modeling, drug resistance, toxicology, epidemiology, endocrinology, immunology, parasitology, microbiology, virology, infectious diseases, behavioral genetics, human genetics, stem cells, metabolic disorders, psychology, signal transduction, gene expression and regulation, agriculture and transgenic crops, food and feed safety, and microbial forensics.