Lab Members

 

Alexei Savinov, MD, PhD ::
Associate Scientist
The Sanford Project, Sanford Research

Dr. Alexei Savinov is an immunologist and cellular biologist with expertise in diabetes and autoimmune diseases. He came to Sanford Health from the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research in LaJolla, CA where he served as a Staff Scientist. Previous to that he was a Research Associate at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbo, ME. Prior to that he held a position as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD
 
Dr. Savinov received his PhD degree in Biochemistry from the Academy of Medical Science, in Leningrad, USSR and his MD degree in Medicine from the 1st Leningrad Medical Academy, Leningrad, USSR.
 
 
 
Ilian Radichev, PhD ::
Staff Scientist
The Sanford Project, Sanford Research
Dr. Radichev joined the Savinov team from the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla CA, USA where he held the position of Postdoctoral Fellow.


Dr. Radichev accomplished his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology (Department of Molecular Biology of the Cell Cycle) from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, Bulgaria). During his PhD studies he spent two years at the NICHD – NIH (Bethesda, MD) as a Pre-Doctoral Fellow. 

 

Camille Parker, BS ::
Lab Coordinator,
The Sanford Project, Sanford Research
 
Mrs. Parker joined the Savinov team from Sterling Technologies where she served as a Technician in Quality Control. She received her Bachelor of Science degrees in Microbiology and Biology from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD.
 

 

 
 
 
Jake Ellefson, BS ::
Research Associate
The Sanford Project, Sanford Research
 
Mr. Ellefson joined the Savinov team after graduating from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology