Scientific Group Leader, MicroED

Jessica Bruhn

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Jessica Bruhn

Jessica leads the MicroED structure determination group atNIS. She is a methods-focused structural chemist/biologist with a background inprotein crystallography, single-particle cryoEM and small molecule MicroED/3DED.She earned her PhD from Scripps Research in 2016 and completed a postdoc at theSalk Institute. Jessica joined NIS in 2019 and has spearheaded the developmentof our MicroED service offerings. Jessica secured a $1.4M SBIR grant in 2021 tofund this MicroED development work and has been an active member of theelectron diffraction community, serving as a consultant for the IUCr Commissionon Electron Crystallography since 2021. Jessica has given eight talks aboutMicroED at various meetings (5 as an invited speaker), participated as an instructorat two MicroED workshops and published four MicroED research articles.

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