Dr Carron Nairn
Director of Technical Development, Biosafety
Carron joined as a founding member of BioOutsource and comes with a wealth of experience in contract testing from BioReliance (formerly Q-One Biotech). She holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology, and during a 10 year career in academic research gained a MSc in Ovarian Cancer Research and a PhD in Molecular Virology studying Enteroviruses and their relationship to chronic diseases. Carron initially focused on establishing the Molecular Services group at BioOutsource, designing and validating a wide range of real time PCR assays for the detection of adventitious agents. This role expanded quickly to encompass the in-vitro service offering and today she leads a team of experienced scientists specializing in the safety testing and characterization of viral vaccines and cell banks.