John Sanford (PhD)

President and Founder

John was a Cornell University Professor and did genetic research from 1980 to 2018. This resulted in about 120 scientific publications and dozens of patents. John’s key inventions (with others) included: Development of the Gene Gun, Demonstration of Parasite-derived Resistance, and Genetic Vaccination. John is a committed Christian, and since 2000, he is best known for his extensive genetic research resulting in many high-impact publications relevant to Christian apologetics. John’s wife is Helen, who is his partner in all things, and his best friend. John lives in western New York and loves yard work and gardening. John and Helen have three grown children (Evan, Daniel, and Annie), and four grandchildren (Clara, Olive, Hazel, and Hannah).


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John Sanford (PhD)