Carolina Franco Nitta, PhDConsumable Development Manager at Nexcelom From PerkinElmer
Carolina Franco Nitta currently serves as the Consumable Development Manager at Nexcelom from PerkinElmer (Lawrence, MA) leading all phases of consumable development from concept to production. She has been directly involved in reagent testing, optimization, and validation on the novel Cellaca PLX platform. She has over 20 years of experience in biomedical research primarily focused on understanding human related diseases, discovering novel pathways, and mechanisms of action, with an emphasis in obesity, diabetes, inflammation, and cancer. She has a B.Sc. in Biology from the Pontifcia Universidade Cat³lica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil), a M.Sc. in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil), and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of New Mexico (UNM).