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Jenna Rickus

Associate Professor of Agriculture and Biological Engineering

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E-mail: rickus@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-5988
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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