Jennifer is originally from Wilmington, North Carolina. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology and Psychology with Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at UNC, she conducted circuit level neuroscience, studying the role of a population of cells within the amygdala in binge-like eating behavior in mice. Since joining the Ramsden lab in August of 2017, she researches the role of lipid mediators in inflammation and nervous system disease-states, including pain, neurodegenerative diseases, and mood disorders. She plans to go on to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience.