As a former laboratory technician turned research librarian, Alyssa uses her scientific background to support in-depth research of scientific and technical literature. She also leverages experience in the scientific information space to support library resource portfolios for partner companies. She is passionate about connecting life science professionals with information they need to make informed business decisions to support the growth of the life sciences in North Carolina.
Alyssa holds a master’s in information science from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science in biology-biochemistry from East Tennessee State University. Prior to joining the NCBiotech team in June 2020, she worked in the corporate library of a specialty chemical company where she specialized in market research, competitive intelligence and library resource management. Before becoming a librarian, Alyssa gained laboratory experience as an analytical laboratory technician performing gas chromatography.