Leight Lab in Pictures
About the Researcher
Dr. Jennifer Leight is the lead investigator of the Leight Research Group and an assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. Dr. Leight graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and earned her Ph.D. in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania working under Dr. Christopher Chen. Following graduation, Dr. Leight continued her training as a post doc in the lab of Dr. Kristi Anseth at the University of Colorado Boulder. It was here that Dr. Leight developed a new hydrogel culture system to investigate the microenvironmental regulation of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) activity. Today, Dr. Leight continues her research concerning MMP activity with laboratory efforts focused on the development of a fluorescent biosensor peptide model to measure MMP activity in 3D cellular microenvironments.
To contact Dr. Leight email her at email@example.com.
Photos from the Lab
Erin performing a Kaiser Test
Tori exhibiting textbook pipet form
Opening a new magnetic stir plate
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition immunostaining
Dr. Leight patiently explaining Ellman's Assays
The Donnelly siblings passaging cells
Cervical fibroblasts DAPI and vimentin stain
In situ zymography
The lab group with summer Pelotonia researcher, Carter