Ashley graduated from Virginia Tech in 2015 with a B.S. in Animal and Poultry Sciences with a focus in Business Management. She started her career in research in 2018 when she moved up to the Boston area. She has a passion for colony management and animal welfare and has experience with animals from mice to monkeys. Outside the lab, Ashley loves reading and spending time outdoors with her husband, 3 dogs and 2 rabbits.