Jennifer (J.) Pass joined RIA in early 2012 and is a Certified Professional IACUC Administrator. She’s had a long in vivo career, working at Merck Pharmaceuticals, at Georgetown University and in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. J. has specialized in surgical research most of her career and is also a certified Laboratory Animal Technologist. She’s served as a voting member on two Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and was a member of a human heart and lung transplant team while in Los Angeles. J. has a great deal of personal pride as a self-identified nerd and continues to pursue interests in computers and information technology. She lives with her partner in New Jersey.