Senior Research Scientist, NSET testing and development Chair, ParaTechs Corp IACUC, ParaTechs Corporation, USABiography
Dr. Barbara Stone graduated from the University of Illinois in 1988 with a BS in Microbiology. Her graduate work at the University of California Los Angeles included extensive work with a mouse model of infection of Salmonella to study virulence factors. Postdoctoral fields of study included molecular genetics of virulence factors of the infectious bacteria Neisseria and Legionella at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the University of Kentucky. She received her initial training specific to the generation of transgenic animals from the Transgenic Core Facility at the University of Kentucky in 2009. Dr. Stone has been working at ParaTechs Corp since then and has been involved with many aspects of nonsurgical embryo transfer (NSET) for rodents. She is the Senior Research Scientist for NSET testing and development at ParaTechs Corporation. In addition to performing research, she provides training and international professional development opportunities. Dr. Stone also oversees the animal care and use program at ParaTechs Corp and is the Chair of the ParaTechs IACUC.