Carmen M Foster
Technical Associate Staff Member
Carmen Foster is a Technical Associate Staff Member in the Biological and Nanoscale Sciences Group in the Biosciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She received her BS in Biology at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, and her MS in Microbiology (with emphasis in Viral Immunology) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. She worked in the Mammalian Genetics Group, creating transgenic and knock-out mice for genes regulating several cancer and disease processes as well as working on the gut microbiome project with Mircea Podar's group. She joined the Biological and Nanoscale Systems (BNS) Group in 2011 where she is currently the project manager for the Plant-Microbe Interfaces Scientific Focus Area. She also serves as technical support for several projects within the SFA and the BNS group.