Jessica Gois Santana
Jessica is currently pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Yale. She received her B.Sc in Biomedical Sciences from the Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC), Brazil, with further research experience from McGill University, Canada, and Harvard School of Public Health, USA through the Science Without Borders Scholarship Program. Upon graduating from UESC, she received her fully funded master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with a focus on cancer development and immune responses from Radboud Universiteit, Netherlands. She concluded her program at the Department of Immunobiology at Yale University. She worked as a Postgraduate Research Associate at the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, where she optimized animal models of liver cancer for molecular characterization of the tumor microenvironment to loco-regional therapies from an imaging perspective.