Biography of Dr. Afshin Safavi
Afshin Safavi, Ph.D

Afshin Safavi, Ph.D.


Founder and Chief Scientific Officer


Afshin Safavi, Ph.D

Afshin Safavi, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, is a veteran biochemist with extensive experience in establishing and leading bioanalytical teams in support of the development of biological products in preclinical and clinical-trial laboratories. Prior to founding BioAgilytix Labs, he was the Director of Ligand Binding and Immunoassay at AAIPharma. At Talecris BioTherapeutics, he led the Preclinical and Clinical Assay Development team, building on his experience as a senior scientist at Nobex Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline and IGEN International. Dr. Safavi is considered an expert in the area of immunoassay with a wide working knowledge of various platforms. He obtained his B.S. in Biochemistry from UCLA, his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Kentucky Medical School, and completed a two-year postdoctoral assignment at the Emory University, Department of Pathology.