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L. Monique Woodruff

Monique Woodruff is the Laboratory Manager. She is an Atlanta native and alumnus of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC where she majored in Biology. Woodruff has been in the area of biomedical research since the mid 90’s. Her career started right across the street at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry where she worked as a Research Assistant under Dr. Gerald Sonnenfeld whose area of study was infection and immunity in mice in the hindlimb-unloading model of spaceflight conditions.

She has also done research at Clark Atlanta University and worked as an inspector for the City of Atlanta/Department of Watershed Management helping to minimize the impact restaurants, schools and religious entities had on the city’s wastewater collection systems. Most recently, she worked alongside fellow scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Division, Pandemic and Preparedness Influenza Team during the H1N1 influenza outbreak. She is currently the Laboratory Manager for the Environmental Science and Studies Program at Spelman College. She oversees all aspects of the instructional and wet lab laboratories and ensure that both run seamlessly for the students and professors alike.

Monique Woodruff, SC 333; Office Hours: M-F 8:30pm –4:30pm lwoodruf@spelman.edu