CEO and Principal Microbiology Consultant Microrite, Inc.Biography
Ziva Abraham is the President and Founder of Microrite, Inc., a California based firm providing high level technical consulting services. Ziva has over 35 years of academic, research, clinical and industrial experience in microbiology, and quality assurance. Ziva has received her Master's Degree in microbiology with a focus on Mycology and has conducted research on developing microbial Insecticides using entomogenous bacteria and fungi for her Ph.D. degree. Her career also includes founding and managing clinical laboratories for Maccabi Medical in Israel. She has consulted for and trained personnel from various industries in microbiology and aseptic techniques and methods. She uses her extensive experience to convey why assessing risk of microbial contamination should be at the forefront of any company that has products for human/veterinary use. Her experience in clinical laboratories has provided her with the framework to understand the effects of microbial contamination in products from a patient safety perspective.