CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS, Inc., a global, full-service testing laboratory with more than 30 years of expertise in regulated testing for human organs, cells, tissues and implantable biologic products and devices, today announced the hire of Sara Dirscherl, PhD, as Manager of Microbiology.
In her new role, Dr. Dirscherl will be responsible for managing LABS' microbiology and sterility departments and will be instrumental in expanding the Company's core services as it continues to grow its menu of customized solutions to service clients in any stage of the bio-based medical product life cycle: donor eligibility, research and development, processing and validation and final lot release.
Dr. Dirscherl joined LABS from Lancaster Laboratories, where as the Site Director and Principal Scientist she managed day-to-day operations and a staff of 65. Dr. Dirscherl holds a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology and an MS in biological sciences from the University of Alaska, and a BS in biology from Metropolitan State College.
"Sara boasts not only an impressive professional background, but a strong management and leadership style that will be a great asset to LABS," said Elizabeth Hearty, Chief Executive Officer of LABS, Inc. "Her deep expertise in molecular biology is in alignment with our growth strategy to innovate the next generation of laboratory tests specifically for the biosciences industry."
About LABS, Inc.
LABS, Inc. is a global, full-service testing laboratory with more than 30 years of expertise in regulated testing for human organs, cells, tissues and implantable biologic products and devices. LABS provides an intimate customer service experience, which results in personalized laboratory solutions for clients in any stage of the product development lifecycle: donor eligibility, R&D, processing and validation and final lot release.
LABS has an established and trusted record of personalized service, compliance and integrity. The Company serves a variety of industries that are focused on advancing and understanding biologic-based products.
The company is headquartered in Centennial, CO with satellite facilities in St. Louis, MO and Philadelphia, PA. LABS receives sample shipments from across the globe and performs testing for 11 nations outside of the U.S.: Australia (TGA certified), Singapore, Korea, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, England, Germany and Italy. To learn more, visit www.labs-inc.org.
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