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Ann Savariar

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Graduate Life Sciences


Ann Savariar joined Manchester University in July 2018 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical and Graduate Life Sciences. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Huntington University and her Master of Science Degree in Pharmacogenomics from Manchester University.

At Manchester, she teaches in the Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacy, and Nutrigenomics programs. Her expertise is in the Pharmacogenomics laboratory, from teaching DNA extraction to running PGx instrumentation to generate PGx genotyping reports. Her goal is making PGx accessible and understandable for everyone. She conducts demonstrations and sales for clinical laboratories interested in expanding to Pharmacogenomics testing. She loves volunteering to teach Pharmacogenomics to all ages, particularly at summer camps, to showcase the importance of personalized medicine.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and weightlifting. She values spending quality time with her family and pets.

Classes Taught at Manchester:
PGx-501 Introduction to Pharmacogenomics
PGx-514 Analytical Technology I
PGx 524-A: Analytical Technology II
PGx 534-A: Analytical Technology III
PGx/NGx 592: Laboratory Techniques Intensive
PHRM 337: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics