Megan DeMarco is currently a bacteriologist at Southern Research, helping to develop and perform assays and screening methods for efficacy testing to include MIC, MBC, Biofilm, and a wide variety of other customizable testing methods in our BSL-2 and BSL-3 facilities. Her experience also includes areas of Clinical Pathology, In Vivo, and Influenza departments. Previously she worked in several GLP labs helping perform third party testing for FDA approval of sterility and lot releasing of medical devices. Projects in the lab have included contracts from both government and commercial clients with a variety of needs. She has also performed research on a number of unique bacteriophages, and bacteria harboring amoeba while attending and receiving her B.S from Weber State University in Utah. She is currently in the process of receiving her M.S. in microbiology and cell sciences.