Jenna received a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in 2009, she worked in the research & development department of a plasma protein biotherapeutics company. Jenna came to the University of California, Irvine in 2011 as a graduate student in the Cellular and Molecular Biosciences program. In July of 2012, she joined Dr. Dritan Agalliu’s laboratory in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology. Her research focuses on canonical Wnt signaling and its regulation of angiogenesis and BBB formation in the central nervous system.