Jessica Chen

Admission Year:

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2014


Admission year: 2014

Advisor: Lonnie Shea

Current project: Using biomaterial scaffolds and gene therapy to regenerate and reconnect the fine motor control circuitry in a mouse model of spinal cord injury.

Other interests: Stem cells, development, tissue engineering therapeutics, neurobiology of regeneration

Teaching experience: Graduate Student Instructor for NS614/615/616, Lecturer for M2 Reproductive Biology (Yirgalem, Ethiopia)

Honors, grants & awards: Rackham Merit FellowshipNational Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Service & leadership: Go to my LinkedIn for more information:

Career Goals: Academia

Hobbies: Science all day every day.