Faith Blum, PhD

Sr. Biosafety Specialist | (409) 772-7823

Dr. Faith Blum joined the Provost’s Office in December 2021. Faith is a biosafety specialist who supports Department of Biosafety by serving as administrator of the Institutional Biosafety Committee, performing laboratory audits and providing support to the Galveston National Laboratory. 

Before joining the Provost’s Office, Faith was a fellow in the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program at the National Institutes of Health and a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Scott Merrell at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Faith earned her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the lab of Dr. Joseph Barbieri.