Researcher Profile

Jenna Rickus

Associate Professor of Agriculture and Biological Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-45988
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BS, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, 1995; BS, Biochemistry, Purdue University, 1995; PhD, Neuroengineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003

Research Interests

Biological silica - Novel methods for cell encapsulation and transplantation; biosensors for measurement of neurotransmitter release and reuptake in single cells; biomaterial approaches to the brain - tissue interface; biomaterial approaches to directing cell fate in neural and cancer stem cells; disease emphasis on applications in epilepsy, diabetes, and cancer