Author and Speaker Biographies

J.C. Sanford

As a Cornell University professor, John Sanford conducted genetic research for 37 years. This research resulted in more than 100 scientific publications, and several dozen patents. John is presently president of Logos Research Associates, and president of Feed My Sheep Foundation. John's most significant contributions to science have been: 1) primary inventor of the Biolistic Process (the "Gene Gun"); 2) author of the book Genetic Entropy; 3) co-developer of Mendel's Accountant (a comprehensive and biologically realistic numerical simulation of the mutation/selection process); 4) lead organizer/editor of the Cornell symposium and subsequently published proceedings entitled Biological Information--New Perspectives; and 5) coauthor of the book Contested Bones. He is president of Feed My Sheep Foundation.