Jenea I. Adams, BS

Graduate Student

Jenea Adams is a PhD Student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine’s Genomics and Computational Biology Program. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree with distinction from the University of Dayton (OH) in Biology with a minor in Computer Science. Jenea’s research background spans across the fields of structural bioinformatics for drug discovery, cancer genetics and drug screening, and computational applications to neurodegenerative disease research. With the Xing Lab, Jenea applies computational tools to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) RNA sequencing data with the purpose of finding immunotherapy-targetable driver mutations in pediatric cases. Outside the lab, Jenea enjoys the outdoors, practicing photography, and cooking for her loved ones.