LUE CUTTIFORD received her BS with Honors in Forensic Science and Psychology from London South Bank University in 2009. She received her M.S. in Entomology from Imperial College London in 2010. Lue received a Fulbright Fellowship and initiated her PhD in the FLIES Facility during fall 2012. Her dissertation research falls under the umbrella of behavioral and physiological ecology of flies associated with carrion. She will examine the impact of disrupting the ability of bacteria to swarm, and possibly quorum sensing, on the behavior and development of blow flies that frequent carrion. Her research will be in collaboration with Dr. Tawni Crippen, USDA-ARS.