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JESSICA K DE FREITAS

    • Positions
    • GRADUATE ASSISTANT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • GRADUATE STUDENT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Language
    • English

Jessica De Freitas is a current PhD student in the Genetics & Data Science multidisciplinary training areas at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Jessica is a member of Dr. Joel Dudley's lab in the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare where she focuses on bioinformatics and precision medicine. 

Jessica completed a bachlor's of science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Miami. After graduating she recieved an Intramural Research Training Award to conduct research in Dr. Vilhelm Bohr's Lab of Molecular Gerontology at at the National Institute on Aging. Under the mentorship of Dr. Huiming Lu and Dr. Ragavendra Shamana, she studied the effects of DNA repair on aging. 

Research Topic

Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, Genomics

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]

Language

English