Dr. Diane "DD" Mucci is currently a Professor of Biology and the Biotechnology Program Head at Northern Virginia Community College where she teaches a variety of courses. Her specialties are micro and cell biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, and anatomy and physiology. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati in 1995. She has worked at the National Library of Medicine implementing and writing for the Genetics Home Reference website. She has 3 cats, a dog, and 2 aquariums, loves to cook and garden.