Affiliated Department
WPI/UMMS Joint Program: Grunwald Lab
Tufts University, MPH, 2018
Marlboro College Graduate School, MATSJ, 2013
Boston College, BA, 2006

Jocelyn is a BCB PhD Candidate in the Grunwald Lab at the RTI at UMMS as part of the WPI/UMMS Joint Program. Her focus is NPCs, mitochondria and intergenomic communication. She also studies lab-based Lyme Disease surveillance methods for the MDPH. She earned an MPH concentrated in epi/biostats, studying MIIS data fidelity for childhood immunization rates. As an undergrad, she studied math and philosophy at BC. Other adventures in academia have included teaching HS math and science, as well as working in educational publishing. To maintain a sense of her place within society, she works as an EMT in her town. On weekends, she enjoys exploring nature (and video games) with her husband and three children.