Instructor's Summary

Dr. Dennis Reeder


Dr. Dennis Reeder, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior HSE & Microbiology Consultant with over 40 years of academic and industrial experience in Validation of Analytical Systems, Bio Safety, Pathogenic Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biocontainment Equipment, Facilities & Practices, Biocontainment Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Emergency Response & Biosecurity, Risk Assessment, Applied Biosystems, Biothreat Detection, Laboratory Measurement, Organic Analytical Research, Quality Assurance Testing, Analytical and Chemical Laboratory Management, Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory Instrument Calibration, GLP & Safety in Analytical Laboratories, Forensic Analysis, Aerospace Medicine and Laboratory Auditing.  Currently, he is the President of Reeder Analytical Consulting that provides consultancy and assistance for validation of analytical systems. 

Throughout Dr. Reeder’s lengthy career, he has worked closely with large companies and organizations such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (with their Chemical Science & Technology Laboratory), the Centre for Analytical Chemistry & the Analytical Research Division – National Bureau of Standards (with their National Measurement Laboratory) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Previously, he was also a Professor from the Georgetown University in Washington DC (USA). Moreover, he was honoured as a recipient with numerous awards such as the “United States Department of Commerce Silver Medal Award & the Bronze Medal Award” for Meritorious Federal Service, the “Whatman Award” for Outstanding Contributions to DNA Technology, the “Edward Bennett Rosa Award” for providing quality assurance profiling measurements and an “Award for the Development of Standard Reference Material & Profiling Standard”.

Dr. Reeder has PhD and Master degrees in Chemistry & Microbiology and a Bachelor degree in Physics & Mathematics. He is an active member of the Electrophoresis Society, the Oversight Board for the US Armed Forces, the Advisory Board for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Forensic Identity (FID) DNA Proficiency Testing.  He has seventy-three (73) Chemistry and Laboratory Management publications and reports in various recognized journals worldwide.