Vysnova’s Team Member Spotlight is on Leanne Detwiler. Leanne is a Research Assistant at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. She is primarily in the lab extracting DNA or RNA from blood. Then she and the team at WRAIR use that for Microarrays, PCRs, and Next-Generation Sequencing. She also assists with data tracking/organizing, SOP creation and edits, and lab upkeep with safety and maintenance.

Fun Fact About Leanne: Although she loves new craft projects, her busy life at home doesn’t allow her to finish them. She states that she’s too busy with the kids…but they’re all grown up and that is the story she’s sticking with..