Dr. Landsverk is the director of the Molecular Genetics Division of the Sanford Medical Genetics Laboratory and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota. Dr. Landsverk completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Dakota and earned her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in the Genetic Medicine Division of the Pediatric Department at the University of Washington. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Molecular Geneticist and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
The Molecular Genetics Division of the Sanford Medical Genetics Laboratory is a clinical diagnostic laboratory with an ever expanding menu of molecular testing for rare mendelian disorders such as inborn errors of metabolism, inherited cancer syndromes, and pharmacogenetics.
Dr. Landsverk has a number of interests in multiple areas of human genetics. She is involved in research projects that include the development of personalized genomic testing in both oncology and adult medicine, analysis of pharmacogenetic genes to determine how a patient will respond to various drugs, and the translation of clinical gene discoveries to functional protein studies.