Cheryl Marietta, M.S., with NIAAA since 1980, is a Senior Research Assistant in the lab. She currently leads the Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC’s) team in the generation and tracking of the iPSC lines from PBMC’s to iPSC’s and their characterization. She is involved in generating neurons from the generated iPSC’s and using CRISPR techniques in iPSC’s to study gene expression. She also helps others with Western blotting, gene expression using Taqman gene expression assays, genotyping using Taqman genotyping assays, and sequencing using the Ion Proton. She is the Chairperson of the NIAAA Safety Committee.