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Jessica Pierce

Jessica Pierce, Ph.D., is a current postdoctoral IRP fellow at NIDDK, a member of FELCOM, and the current co-chair of the FELCOM Mentoring Committee. Her research interests include microbiology, infectious diseases, and the microbiome. Jessica is the lead instructor for a course on the human microbiome at FAES Graduate School at NIH, as well as a summer journal club instructor for NIH summer interns. Outside the lab, she is involved in dance, hiking, cooking, and taking care of her pet chinchillas.

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Need a Mentor? FELCOM Can Help

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Once you’ve earned that Ph.D. and are entering the first stage of a professional scientific career, the challenges are many—but you are not alone. A key resource available to NIH fellows in establishing their professional relationships is the Mentoring Committee, part of the Fellows Committee (FELCOM).