Rick has worked at Sanford Health since 2006. After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota, he spent 11 years working in a basic research laboratory studying protein function in breast cancer, while also developing a novel assay for use as a breast cancer diagnostic. More recently, Rick has assisted in commercializing technologies developed at Sanford Health. This work focuses on engineering and producing biologics for use as analytes in preclinical assays as well as developing GMP systems to advance Sanford Health Innovation technologies.