Jasmine is a research associate with the Institute for Brain Science Histology group. She has laboratory background in immunology at the University of Washington where she led a project establishing the specific antigenic regions of the Zika virus envelope protein. She has extensive work with biohazardous tissues and performing immunological assays. Jasmine was also involved in a large multi-faceted project using non-human primates to develop a prophylactic gene gun vaccine for HIV prevention. Jasmine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Washington with a special focus in physiology.