Jessica Polka is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School. She is interested in the assembly, function, and applications of protein polymers in bacteria, most recently membrane-breaking protein needles called R bodies. She was one of the lead organizers of the 2014 Boston Future of Research Symposium and is also involved with ASCB COMPASS, Rescuing Biomedical Research, and ASAPbio.
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Talks with this Speaker
Concerned with the sustainability of the scientific enterprise, a postdoc group founded an advocacy and outreach organization called the Future of Research. (Talk recorded in July 2015)
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