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Isis Carter

Dr Isis Carter
Laboratory Manager, Christchurch

BSc (Microbiology and Biochemistry), PGDipSci, PhD (Genetics), PGDipBus. 

After graduating from the University of Canterbury with a BSc in Biochemistry and Plant & Microbial Sciences, Isis worked for the New Zealand Blood Service in Donor Accreditation before moving to management and marketing roles in the pharmaceutical and pathology sectors. In 2007, Isis moved to Vancouver, Canada to complete her PhD in Genetics, focussing on coagulation protein biochemistry for a biopharma application, and subsequently working as a Product Manager in the stem cell biotechnology sector. Returning to New Zealand in 2014, Isis has since been at Christchurch Polytechnic managing a graduate laboratory training programme, serving as deputy operator for the PC2 containment facility, and building relationships with companies throughout Canterbury for business development initiatives. In 2019 Isis has joined Gribbles Veterinary as Laboratory Manager for Christchurch and Fond Farewells.

Isis has significant and varied laboratory and management experience in medical, biotechnology, and teaching laboratories and is passionate about building relationships with customers to understand and meet their laboratory testing needs.

Isis lives in Christchurch with her husband Brad, daughters Nimue and Zosia, and their lilac Burmese cats Misha and Luna. Isis enjoys spending weekends exploring the South Island with her family, growing orchids, and painting.

T: 03 363 6717

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