CV

JENNIFER J. BUSSELL

EDUCATION

Ph.D., The Rockefeller University, June 2014

A.B., The University of Chicago, 2004

Diploma, South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, 2000

 

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Axel Lab, Columbia University-HHMI, 2014-present

Graduate Fellow, Vosshall Lab, The Rockefeller University-HHMI, 2008-2014

Rotating Graduate Fellow, Gilbert Lab, The Rockefeller University, 2008

Rotating Graduate Fellow, Darnell Lab, The Rockefeller University-HHMI, 2008

Rotating Graduate Fellow, Roeder Lab, The Rockefeller University, 2008

Associate Consultant, ZS Associates management consulting firm, 2004-2007

Undergraduate Researcher, Lahn Lab, The University of Chicago, 2002-2004

Summer Research Intern, Vance Lab, The University of South Carolina, 1999

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Clowney, E.J., Iguchi, S., Bussell, J.J., Scheer, E., and Ruta, V. Multimodal Chemosensory Circuits Controlling Male Courtship in Drosophila. Neuron 87, 1036-1049.

Bussell, J.J., Yapici, N., Zhang, X., Dickson, B.J., and Vosshall, L.B. Abdominal-B neurons control Drosophila virgin female receptivity. Current Biology 24, 1584-1595.

Bussell, J.J., Pearson, N.M., Kanda, R., Filatov, D.A. and Lahn, B.T. (2006). Human polymorphism and human-chimpanzee divergence in pseudoautosomal region correlate with local recombination rate. Gene 368, 94-100.

 

INVITED REVIEWS

Bussell, J.J. and Vosshall, L.B. (2012) Behavioral neuroscience: learning to suckle with signature odor. Curr Biol 22, R907-909.                                  

Bussell, J.J. and Vosshall L.B. (2010). Chemical ecology: Reprogramming a termite monarchy. Nat Chem Biol 6, 637-638.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Invited talks

Bussell, J.J., Yapici, N., Dickson, B.J., and Vosshall, L.B. “Neurons controlling virgin female receptivity to mating.” Cold Spring Harbor Drosophila Neurobiology Meeting. Cold Spring Harbor, NY. October 2011.

Bussell, J.J., Yapici, N., Dickson, B.J., and Vosshall, L.B. “Neurons controlling virgin female receptivity to mating.” Rockefeller University Graduate Student Retreat, Lake George, NY. September 2011.

Bussell, J.J., Yapici, N., Dickson, B.J., and Vosshall, L.B. “Genetics of mate choice and receptivity in the female fly.” Vosshall-Touhara Labs Collaborative Meeting. Tokyo, Japan. July 2009.

Poster

Bussell, J.J., Yapici, N., Dickson, B.J., and Vosshall, L.B. “Neurons controlling virgin female receptivity to mating.” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Meeting. Janelia Farm, VA. January, 2011.

 

MENTORSHIP AND TEACHING

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Mentor, 2012

High School Outreach Summer Mentor, 2009, 2010

Summer Neuroscience Program lecturer, 2009

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Simons Society of Fellows, Junior Fellowship, 2015-2018

Women and Science Fellowship, The Rockefeller University, 2007-2013

College Honors Scholarship, University of Chicago, 2000-2004

Maroon Key Society, University of Chicago, 2004

Dean’s List, University of Chicago, 2000-2004

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