Cullen Lilley (Biology / Music, ’17) is employed as a Microbiologist at the (CDC). In this role, Cullen applies . Cullen will also be pursuing a Master’s Degree in microbiology to prepare himself for a career in clinical microbiology and infectious disease. Prior to this position, Cullen worked for one year as a Microbiology Technician in an industrial microbiology laboratory at . During his time there, he learned how modern diagnostic molecular microbiology is conducted and achieved the title of molecular diagnostic technologist with the American Association of Bioanalysts—MDxT(AAB). Cullen is happy to share his experiences with interested students.