Profile for Jennifer Klein

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Specialty area(s)

molecular biophysics, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, mathematical biology

Current courses at UWL

Bio 105 General Biology

Bio 315 Cell Biology

Bio 435/535 Molecular Biology

BIO 449/549 Advanced Microscopy and Biological Imaging

Bio 460/560 Modern Genomics

Bio 460/560 Biophysics

Bio 491 Biology Capstone


National Institutes of Health NRSA Postdoctoral Training in the Biology of Aging (2010)

      University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics (2008)

       University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

       Dissertation Title: Myosin Structural Dynamics

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (2002)

       College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, Minnesota

Professional history

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2012-Present)

St. Olaf College, Minnesota (2010-2012, Visiting Professor)

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota (2008-2010, Visiting Professor)

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Fellow (2002)

Research and publishing

There is an abundance of research activity happening all of the time in Dr. Klein's lab.  Peruse the links below to find out more about each project.

Molecular Mechanisms of Muscle Aging

FoxP3 Epigenetics and Immunotherapy for Food Allergy

Research Sailing Expedition in the Spanish Virgin Islands



Jennifer Klein, Biology, was interviewed by IBM news on Thursday, June 18. Jennifer Klein describes her use of High Performance Computing to help design drugs to treat Covid 19.

Submitted on: June 18