Anne joined OTC after conducting research for more than 10 years at several research institutions. Anne earned a B.S. in biology from Truman State University, followed by a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
She also conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago, in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology. Anne's breadth of technical experience spans many areas in the life sciences, including cellular and molecular biology, genetics, and comparative genomics.