Cheryn graduated with a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience from Emmanuel College in 2010. Prior to joining the Cancer Vaccine Institute, she worked on neoantigen-based personalized cancer vaccines in industry as well as microbiome-focused immunology at Harvard Medical School. She joined the CVI in 2020 and works with Dr. Riolobos on the development and characterization of lung cancer vaccines. In addition to her scientific interests, Cheryn is also an accomplished singer and has performed at Carnegie Hall in NYC and Fenway Park in Boston, MA.