Ajay Grover, PhD

Co-Discipline Director, Immunology, Flow Cytometry and Infectious Disease Immunology, Labcorp

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.

Dr. Grover is a diplomate of the American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB) in diagnostic immunology and has board certification in Medical Affairs from the Accreditation Council of Medical Affairs (ACMA). He also serves as a member of the International Clinical Cytometry Society, the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, and the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI).

Dr. Grover serves as a co-discipline director of immunology, flow cytometry and infectious disease immunology, and his specialty areas also include clinical trials (diagnostics), infectious disease immunology, and esoteric immunoassay. In his role with Labcorp, Dr Grover helps manage the technical and operational components of Immunology and flow cytometry, responds to client inquires, guides implementation of new assays and instrumentation in the laboratory, and assists the quality department to ensure all required regulations are followed. He serves as associate editor for the Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics and is a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical Research. He has authored or co-authored articles for numerous publications