Jessica Kretzmann

Breaking barriers in biotechnology
Jessica Kretzman
  • 2023 Winner |
  • STEM Academia & Research 2023 - RISING STAR

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About Jessica Kretzmann

Jessica completed her PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Western Australia, spending part of her doctoral studies as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Next, Jessica was a Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, working on the design and implementation of DNA origami for biotechnological applications.

Now through the Forrest Fellowship, Jessica is establishing DNA origami as a research hub within WA. Jessica was selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting, was 1 of 80 women world-wide selected for the Antarctic leadership and science initiative, Homeward Bound, was awarded the Premier’s Science Award for ExxonMobil Student Scientist of the Year and is a Western Australia Young Tall Poppy Award Winner.

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