Meredith Safford, Assistant Program Director, Sr. Lecturer
Meredith Safford is the Assistant Program Director for the MS in Biotechnology. Dr. Safford received her undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, and earned a PhD in Biology from Johns Hopkins’ Department of Biology. She received further postdoctoral research training in oncology and immunology at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the National Institute on Aging, Baltimore. In addition to her experience working in the academic and government sectors, Dr. Safford also has worked in the biotechnology industry and scientific research publishing, having worked for Becton Dickinson Immunocytometry Systems, San Jose, CA, and the The Journal of Immunology, Bethesda, Maryland.
Before joining AAP full-time in 2011 Dr. Safford held a part-time adjunct faculty appointment with AAP, beginning in 2001. Dr. Safford teaches on-site and online courses, which include Molecular Biology, Advanced Cell Biology II, Principles of Immunology and Cancer Biology.