B.S. Chemical Engineering
University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2013
Studying the complexation of DNA with cationic micelles as a model system for novel gene delivery systems.
Co-advised with Professor Tim Lodge.
PublicationsJ.E. Laaser, Y. Jiang, S.R. Peterson, T. M. Reineke, T. P. Lodge “. Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes of Polycationic Micelles and Linear Polyanions: Structural Stability and Temporal Evolution.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2015, 119 (52), 15919–15928
J.E. Laaser, Y. Jiang, D. Sprouse, T. M. Reineke, T. P. Lodge “pH-and Ionic-Strength-Induced Contraction of Polybasic Micelles in Buffered Aqueous Solutions.” Macromolecules, 2015, 48(8), 2677-2685.
Where are you from?
If you were stranded on a desert island with one working instrument from lab, what would it be?
Fire alarm…please call 911.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Teleportation, then the world will be at one place.