Garth Sasser

R. GARTH SASSER

President and Research Director

Hometown and Education:
· Pingree, Idaho
· Aberdeen High School,
· B.S. & M.S. from the University of Idaho
· PhD University of California, Davis in Physiology with minors in Biochemistry and Endocrinology

Experience/involvement in the agriculture industry:
· Grew up on an irrigated dairy, potato, hay, grain farm
· Professor and Research, University of Idaho
· Professor Emeritus, University of Idaho
· Co-founder of BioTracking, LLC

Achievements:
· Research discovery of pregnancy-specific protein B (PSPB), 1978 – 1982
· Development of the radioimmunoassay for PSPB, 1983
· Discovery of use of PSPB in testing for pregnancy in ruminant animal, 1983 – 1986
· Development of the BioPRYN enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) for pregnancy testing in cattle, sheep and goats, creating the blood-based pregnancy detection market, 2002 – Present

Favorite part about working at BioTracking:
· Working with livestock producers and the personnel at BioTracking
· The interaction with affiliate laboratory personnel, and the challenge of managing a highly active biotech company

Email contact: gsasser@biotracking.com