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Jennifer L. Havens

Course Title: Computers and COVID: An Introduction to Programing and Computational Biology

Jennifer Havens is a graduate student with the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology program at UCSD. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematical and Computational Biology from Harvey Mudd College in 2018. Jennifer began her research journey in 2015 when she joined the Pomona Collage Biology Department as their intern. During her time there, Jennifer was able to present at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research and the Hixon Center’s Biennial Conference for Sustainable Design and Solutions. Other topics she is skilled in are virus phylogenetics, data science, statistics, and Python programming.

  • Ph.D in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, University of California, San Diego, CA (in progress)
  • B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Biology, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA (2018)
  • Graduate Instructional Assistant, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Volunteer Instructor, Expanding Your Horizons
  • Volunteer Instructor, STEAM coders
  • Volunteer Instructor, Science Bus
  • Volunteer Tutor, Study Zone
  • Teaching Assistant, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
  • Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, San Diego, CA (2018 – present)
  • Quantitative Bioscience Intern, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (Summer 2017)
  • Biology Department Intern, Pomona College, Claremont, CA (2015 – 2016)