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Candance Fox Ph.D.

Candance Fox Ph.D.

Virology Expert

Dr. Candace Rose Fox is a distinguished virologist and the Senior Scientist in Virology at Nelson Labs’ Bozeman facility. She holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Central Florida, where she excelled under the mentorship of Dr. Griffith Parks. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Fox focused on a wide array of viruses including SARS-CoV-2, Zika virus, and others, resulting in numerous influential publications and presentations. Her postdoctoral tenure at the University of Central Florida further solidified her expertise, where she led significant research on infectious diseases and played a crucial role in developing novel antimicrobial nanoparticles, securing over $1 million in grant funding for her projects.

At Nelson Labs, Dr. Fox enhances our capabilities in virology, serving industries such as consumer testing, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. Her extensive experience with BSL-3 laboratory techniques, project management, and the development of experimental assays makes her a pivotal addition to our team. Dr. Fox’s deep understanding of viral infection processes and replication assays contributes significantly to our mission of advancing global health safety. Her leadership in virology not only reinforces Nelson Labs’ commitment to excellence but also positions us at the forefront of scientific innovation in the field.