Derek Anderson

Mr. Derek Anderson Mr. Derek Anderson joined the department as faculty in January 2020 and brings nearly seven years of experience working in a clinical molecular diagnostics laboratory with him.

Much of this period was spent in the field of cancer diagnostics utilizing techniques such as next-generation sequencing and microarray to help diagnose and monitor patient disease states. He also had the privilege of validating and running the only test in the United States at the time which could clinically measure human telomere length via flow cytometry and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Mr. Anderson completed his M.S in Biotechnology from The Johns Hopkins University in 2015 and received his B.S in Biology (2012) and A.S. in Chemistry (2011), both from York College of Pennsylvania.