Jessica Perer



Research Advisor: 
Dr. Georg Wondrak
Research Topic: 

Research directed at investigating the molecular mechanistic role underlying UV-induced skin photodamage and photoresilience in human skin.

Previous Institution: 
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Marine Biology
Year Entered: 
Lab Rotations: 
Dr. Greg Rogers, Dr. Andrew Capaldi
What did you do between undergraduate and graduate school?: 
I worked for two separate companies in industry for 4 years before returning to school.
What service opportunities do you engage in?: 
2016 | Joint Biology Research Retreat Student Committee Member; 2016 | KEYS mentorship summer program (Maya Partha); 2017 | MARC Graduate Student Panel
What honors and awards have you received?: 
National Institute of Health Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity Graduate Study Award ($50,000)