Brooke obtained a technical diploma in Biotechnology from SIAST and is a laboratory technician/manager for the National Agricultural Industrial Hygiene Laboratory. She is responsible for training users on the shared equipment in 2D10 including the plate readers, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and the microbalance. She is also familiar with molecular biology and microbiology techniques, cell culture, ELISAs, (1, 3)-beta-D-Glucan and Endotoxin analyses. She also assists with sample preparation (e.g. compound extraction, protein digestion) for MS experiments