Postdoctoral Researcher in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University
Jenna is a postdoctoral researcher in Jean Peccoud's lab at Colorado State University. Jenna got her PhD in plant biotechnology at UC Davis where she studied gene expression in plants. In addition to expertise in molecular biology, Jenna is an avid science communicator. She tweets, blogs, makes videos, and writes science-based news articles. Before coming to CSU, Jenna interned as a AAAS Mass Media Fellow at The Washington Post, and on the BioDirect team within Monsanto’s Ag Productivity Innovations Organization in Woodland, CA.
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