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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

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."