Ian C. Clift, PhD, MLS (ASCP)CM is the Program Director for the programs in both Health Sciences and Clinical Laboratory Sciences at IUSB. He is also the owner and primary consultant for the scientific writing and literary research company Biomedical Associates. He has extensive experience in biomedical and laboratory science, with focused training in immunology, neurobiology, oncology, and cellular signaling. He received his PhD through the Mayo Clinic’s Mayo Graduate School in Biomedical Science. In addition to his technical experience in clinical and research laboratories, he is a resourceful freelance writer, educator, and driven administrative professional. He is a member of several clinical laboratory science organizations including the ASCLS (American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science), where he holds a post on the Product Development Committee, and the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology), where he is also a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and a local ASCP Council of Laboratory Professionals representative. He teaches courses on Immunology, Serology, and Blood Banking for IUSB in the College of Health Sciences and has previously developed community service learning opportunities and taught research methods for students in the Health Sciences programs.