The University of Delaware Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) has named Esther Biswas-Fiss as its new chair.

Biswas-Fiss comes to UD from Thomas Jefferson University, where she directed the biotechnology program and led an active translational research program on visual disease.

At UD, she will expand UD’s strong laboratory science continuum with new molecular-based degree programs.

“Degree programs in molecular diagnostics are a natural fit for the department because the field is the branch of MLS that identifies new targets for the diagnosis and treatment of disease,” said Biswas-Fiss. “I’m impressed by the diverse group of talented researchers and educators.” Read more.

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