Dr. Angela Ambakhutwala is an Immunologist with over 20 years of experience in T cell Biology, functional assays and cellular biology and expertise in the development of ELISA-based methods for detection of immune responses for infectious disease and cancer (ELISA, ELISPOT, Luminex, Flow cytometry). She has significant experience in assay development, project management, and data analysis and has led both R&D and clinical sample analysis teams. In her role as group team lead/project manager,
Dr. Ambakhutwala is responsible for the scientific and technical management of method validations and ensuring regulatory oversight of client’s studies. Prior to Smithers, she held the position of Senior Group Leader at PPD Laboratories in Richmond, VA. Dr. Ambakhutwala holds an undergraduate degree in Biology (B.A., 1993) from Carthage College in Kenosha, WI, and a Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (1999) from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Ambakhutwala has authored and co-authored 16 publications and presented over 15 meeting presentation abstracts/posters.