Scientific Staff

Ajay Grover, PhD

Laboratory Director

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Dr. Grover earned a BS degree from Kurukshetra University in India and an MS degree from Panjab University in India. He graduated from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research in Chandigarh, India, where he studied and examined the adaptive T cell immune responses of DNA vaccines against infectious diseases using immunological and molecular biology methods. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Immunology from Colorado State University. During his postdoctoral work, he worked in NIH Tuberculosis Vaccine Development Initiative and performed in vitro and in vivo immunological studies to evaluate new vaccines, adjuvants, and biologicals. In his position as a scientific lead in Labcorp Drug Development, he worked on the development and validation of clinical biomarkers for diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), allergy testing, and primary immunodeficiencies.

Daniel Wheeler

Manager, ViroMed Laboratories

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Daniel received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Rochester. He has over 20 years of experience working in and supervising clinical laboratories, specializing in infectious diseases, immunology, molecular virology and donor testing at the University of Rochester’s Medical Laboratories in Rochester, New York. Daniel is responsible for oversight of Viromed’s daily operations.

Brandon Allen, MBA, BSCLS

Quality Director, ViroMed Laboratories

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Brandon Allen is the Quality Director for ViroMed Laboratories and Associate Quality Director for the National Office of Quality for Labcorp. Brandon received his Clinical Laboratory Science degree and a master’s in business administration from East Carolina University. He has 14 years of experience in highly regulated environments, more than 10 of those years having served in a leadership capacity. Brandon has experience in laboratory medicine, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and medical research industries. He has successfully managed the Quality Assurance Units for several companies in both clinical laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities operating across the United States.