Gretchen graduated in 2007 from Saint Ambrose University with her B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology. Before joining TVG, she worked as an analyst at Seattle Sperm Bank where she oversaw lab procedures and operational regulations in their clinical laboratory. Working in the Immunologic monitoring lab (IML) Gretchen enjoys having a hands on approach in working within the many vaccine and adoptive T-cell therapy protocols and enjoys helping in the creation of new assays for antibody evaluations . Within the IML she is responsible for specimen management and inventory tracking.