Undergraduate university: Michigan State University (B.S. in biomedical laboratory diagnostics, B.S. in human biology); ASCP-certified as a medical laboratory scientist (MLS)
Thesis: Students choose their thesis lab/mentor in March of their first academic year.
Experience: Jamie previously worked as an MLS at Detroit Receiving Hospital Stat Laboratory and Blood Bank and as a research assistant at Henry Ford Bone and Joint Center. At her research post, she studied hereditary musculoskeletal diseases, primarily collagen VI-myopathies.