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Jessica Desamero

Jessica Desamero
Jessica Desamero is a graduate student in the City University of New York’s biochemistry Ph.D. program and volunteers with two science outreach organizations, BioBus and World Science Festival.

Articles by Jessica Desamero

What indirectly links brain disease to COVID-19?
Annual Meeting

What indirectly links brain disease to COVID-19?

March 22, 2022
Armin Bayati, a JBC Herbert Tabor Early Career Investigator Award winner, will present his lab’s research at the ASBMB annual meeting in April.
Chapter leader values diversity, outreach and interaction
Student Chapters

Chapter leader values diversity, outreach and interaction

Feb. 2, 2022
As a member of the Rochester Institute of Technology Student Chapter executive board, Nana Aikins helped to get other students involved in research.
I get by with a little help from my pets (and other animals)
Wellness

I get by with a little help from my pets (and other animals)

Jan. 6, 2022
“I used to check my email or social media first thing in the morning. For the sake of my mental health, I … went straight to taking my pets out. This helps me have calmer mornings.”
A new way of looking at HDL in pregnancy
Journal News

A new way of looking at HDL in pregnancy

Nov. 30, 2021
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine explore the compositional complexity of high-density lipoprotein in expectant mothers.
In memoriam: Stephen Prescott
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Stephen Prescott

Sept. 20, 2021
A former JBC associate editor and president of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, he wrote about his journey with cancer.
New-ish adventures help me reconnect
Wellness

New-ish adventures help me reconnect

Jan. 12, 2021
“One day in April while working from home, I was feeling particularly down, and every negative thought weighed down on me all at once. To counter this feeling, I thought, ‘Hey, what if I try something different and new?’”
How volunteering enriched my life as a Ph.D. student
Wellness

How volunteering enriched my life as a Ph.D. student

Jan. 15, 2020
"From failed experiments to weak presentations, I sometimes doubt myself as a researcher. Science outreach boosts my spirits in these times of self-doubt."