Marissa Macchietto, PhD

Research Associate,

Marissa Macchietto

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-8947

Office Address:
8-100-36 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Institute for Health Informatics
MMC 912
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Research Associate


Marissa is a Research Scientist/ Consultant for the Bioinformatics Core at Institute of Health Informatics. Her work is focused on studying the role of transposable genetic elements during organism development and in the development of disease. Marissa has experience in molecular biology techniques, Next-Generation sequencing assays and data analysis.During her PhD, she assembled nematode genomes by combining sequence data from different technologies, developed data analysis and annotation pipelines, and established protocols for single-embryo and single-worm RNA-sequencing.