Kelly Hodges

Associate Director of Laboratory Production

As Associate Director of Laboratory Production, Kelly leads the Coriell’s cell culture and molecular biology teams to ensure our deliverables are met, and production activities operate smoothly.

Prior to this role, Kelly managed Coriell’s Cell Culture Lab, overseeing the team of technicians working in one of Coriell’s busiest laboratories. Kelly rose to that position from title of Supervisor of Cell Biology Research, running her own lab which handled production as well as applied research focusing on process improvements.

Kelly graduated from Rowan University with a bachelor of science degree in Biology and started her career at Coriell as a technician in the Cell Culture Lab. 

Kelly also worked at the American Red Cross as a Quality Control Specialist in one of the organization’s National Testing Laboratories, the primary facility where blood samples collected in the Northeast were tested.