Washington State University: Microbiology, B.S.

North Carolina State University: Microbial Biotechnology, M.M.B./P.S.M.

North Carolina State University: Business, M.B.A.


Grace Carrell is a Regulatory Affairs Associate at Proxima Clinical Research, a contract research organization that serves the emerging drug and medical device industries. Prior to joining the Proxima team, Grace completed a dual master’s degree at North Carolina State University. She has a Professional Science Masters in Microbial Biotechnology and an MBA. During her graduate studies, she focused heavily on the commercialization of new technologies. Working as a graduate consultant for a large range of companies, she has experience with small startups and multi-national corporations. Grace has a deep understanding and respect for the challenges associated with entrepreneurial endeavors and the impact innovation has on the healthcare field.

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Reserach, Inc., Houston, Texas
Regulatory Affairs Consultant

Grifols, RTP, North Carolina
Immunology / Neurology Analytics Intern

United Therapeutics Corp., RTP, North Carolina
Medical Affairs Associate

United Therapeutics Corp., RTP, North Carolina
Marketing Associate

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Graduate Teaching Assistant

Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Research Assistant

Contributions to Science:

Ms. Carrell has contributed to the following peer-reviewed publications:  

Ahlers LRH, Trammell CE, Carrell GF, Mackinnon S, Torrevillas BK, Chow CY, Luckhart S, Goodman AG. Insulin Potentiates JAK/STAT Signaling to Broadly Inhibit Flavivirus Replication in Insect Vectors. Cell Rep. 2019 Nov 12;29(7):1946-1960.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.10.029.

Additional Information:

President, Women in Leadership and Science – 2019-2020

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Honors Graduate

Magna Cum Laude

Honors Thesis, Pass with Distinction

Symposium for Undergraduate Research Crimson Award

OriginallY From:
Yakima, WA
Fun Fact:
I like to learn new languages.
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