Jessica studied Medical Microbiology and Human Genetics for her B.Sc. (Advanced Life Sciences) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. She also completed her Honours in Immunology at UNSW. Then after gaining experience as a research assistant in vitamin A research, she completed her PhD at the Children's Cancer Institute Australia and UNSW. For her PhD she studied a novel protein called TRIM16 and its role in cancer growth and development, in a children's nerve cancer called neuroblastoma.
Currently Jessica is undertaking her post-doctoral studies on the IGF2BP family and their role in neuroblastoma biology.
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