Balsam Shawky, M.S.,
Senior Biologist, ATCC Standards Resource Center
Balsam Shawky, M.S., is a Senior Biologist with extensive experience in cell authentication and molecular biology. At ATCC, she was instrumental in the development of new cell authentication services focused on mycoplasma detection, mouse short tandem repeat profiling, and CO1 species identification. Prior to joining ATCC, Ms. Shawky was a Genotyping Project Manager at LGC Standards where she developed and managed multiple high-throughput molecular-based assays. Ms. Shawky earned her master’s degree from King’s College London in the United Kingdom.
Reed Shabman, Ph.D.,
Lead Scientist, ATCC Standards Resource Center
Reed Shabman, Ph.D., is a Lead Scientist with over 12 years of research experience in the fields of cell biology, immunology, virology, and molecular biology. He has extensive familiarity with research conducted in biocontainment facilities and advanced knowledge of planning and executing biodefense studies. At ATCC, he works in a team that provides custom cell and microbial services to both private and public entities. Before joining ATCC, Dr. Shabman received his doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and performed postdoctoral work at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.