Andrea Throop, PhD

Discipline Director, Routine Chemistry, Phoenix Regional Laboratory

Dr Throop is discipline director for routine chemistry at Labcorp and the technical director in the Phoenix Regional Laboratory. She has been with Labcorp since February 2016. Prior to joining Labcorp, Dr Throop served as a Production Manager at the Biodesign Center for Personalized Diagnostics overseeing a high-throughput molecular coloning and array facility. In addition she also served as a Quality Specialist and Technician for a COLA accredited in-practice laboratory.

Dr Throop holds a BS in microbiology and molecular genetics from Michigan State University and a PhD in microbiology and immunology from University of Michigan. She has more than 16 years of experience in research and testing for such disciplines as infectious disease, toxicology, cancer biology, molecular biology, and has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles in such journals as Nature, Emerging Infectious Disease, PLoS, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.