Jill Wright White, PhD
Jill obtained her BS in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University in 2010 and her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2015. Her graduate school research focused on cell proliferation, growth control, and aging in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Following graduation, she accepted an instructor position and began teaching Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech, as well as a number of courses at a local high school.In 2018 Jill began serving as the Associate Program Director of STEM Outreach for the Center for the Integration of STEM Education & Research (CISER). As the new Director of CISER, her efforts are focused on increasing exposure to STEM disciplines and activities among all students and teachers in Lubbock and the surrounding area schools.