Horton Barrett is the Lab Analyst for the Water Testing Lab. She earned her BA in biology from Transylvania University (2001) and her MS in biology from MSU (2004).
Horton conducted her graduate research in conjunction with the Water Testing Lab to analyze the fecal coliform load in the Fleming Creek Watershed. This project included isolating E. coli from 30 sites along the watershed and then creating an antibiotic resistance profile for each isolate.
In her spare time, Horton loves to read, learn, cook and spend time with family and friends.
Horton and her husband, Tony, have one son, Kaelan.