Meet our IVF & Andrology Lab Staff Members

Melissa Rosario, BA, T.S. ABB

Title: Embryology and Andrology Laboratory
Primary Location: Denver

Melissa Rosario | Advanced Reproductive MedicineMelissa has been working in the andrology and embryology laboratories at Advanced Reproductive Medicine since 2002. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology from Pomona College and spent 10 years pursuing academic research on multidrug resistance and pulmonary models of inflammation before switching to clinical duties. Melissa has been an AAB-certified Technical Supervisor since 2007, and has been certified as a reproductive lab inspector by the College of American Pathologists.

Melissa enjoys the active Colorado lifestyle and likes to learn new outdoor skills, such as tennis, scuba diving and triathlon training.

David Russell, B.S., T.S. ABB

Title: Embryology and Andrology Laboratory
Primary Location: Denver

David RussellDavid received his B.S. in Biology from the University of New Mexico in 1987. He moved to Denver in 1989 and performed research at National Jewish Medical and Research Center and The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. His research at NJMRC was in the field of immunology. He was also involved in the production of genetically engineered mice using targeted mutagenesis in mouse embryonic stem cells. David was recruited from National Jewish Medical Center in 2001 to work as a clinical embryologist at the University of Colorado. He is certified as a Technical Supervisor in Embryology and Andrology through the American Association of Bioanalysts.