Director of Lab Operations
Erin is a longstanding veteran of Melior having first joined the company in 2008. Over the years she has risen to a managerial role to where she now serves as the Director of Laboratory Operations. With Melior’s broad range of animal models and busy schedule involving multiple studies being conducted in parallel at any given time, coordination of staff schedules and facility resource requires a person serving as point of accountability who has special talent. In addition to having developed a high skill level and aptitude for conducting most of the models that Melior runs, Erin also has excellent organization and leadership skills that make her ideally suited for this role.
Her additional achievements include establishment and validation of several new animal models at Melior, keen data analysis and interpretation skills, as well as a talent for presenting information.
Erin came to Melior with several years of pharmaceutical industry experience encompassing both preclinical and clinical fields of research. These years include work at Sanofi-Aventis and GlaxoSmithKline where she conducted in vivo studies in the areas pain, inflammation, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal and neurodegenerative diseases as well as pharmacokinetic evaluations and GLP safety studies in several species. She Graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
Outside of work Erin is an avid CrossFit athlete and a proud mother.