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Our Team


Jacqueline Channon Smith, Ph.D.
Phone: (603) 653-9916



Jacqueline Channon Smith has been the Director of the Immune Monitoring Laboratory since 2002 and the Director of the Flow Cytometry Core since July, 2012.  She received her Ph.D. in 1984 from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, an Institute of the University of London.  She is a native New Zealander who has lived and worked in Auckland, Johannesburg, London, Baghdad, Denver, and the Upper Valley.  Her research interests include leishmania, toxoplasma, multiple sclerosis, and immunoassay harmonization.


Daniel Mielcarz, Ph.D.
Phone: (603) 653-9925



Dan Mielcarz assists with experimental design, data compilation and analysis, with a particular focus on clinical trials.  He joined DartLab in July of 2011.  Dan received his Ph.D. in microbiology/immunology from Dartmouth Medical School in 2010.


Alan Bergeron, B.A.
Phone: (603) 653-9914



Alan Bergeron coordinates the operations of the immunoassay and clinical trials team at DartLab. He helps to develop and refine investigator initiated projects and often carries out the pilot portions of the projects. Alan has over 20 years of  broad experience in classical biochemistry, molecular biology, cytometry and immunoassay development.  He received his B.A. from the University of New Hampshire.  Alan joined DartLab in 2009.


Gary Ward, B.S.
Phone: (603)650-7907



Gary Ward, the Manager of the DartLab Flow Core, is a long time employee of Dartmouth with many years experience in flow cytometry. He has the overall supervision of the QC, preventive maintenance, and operations of the flow cytometers and computers.  He also operates the Fluorescent Activated Cell Sorter.  In addition to these duties he trains users, assists with experiment setup, handles scheduling, and other technical questions.  He received his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire.

Andrew Calkins

Andrew Calkins, B.S.
Phone: (603) 653-9913



Andrew joined DartLab in November 2016. He currently assists with flow cytometer maintenance and quality control, clinical trials, Seahorse, Luminex, and development of Standard Operating Procedures. He received his B.A. in Biology from Bowdoin College in 2011.