Jaimie Marie Stewart is carrying out her research project in Paul Rothemund's lab on "Design, synthesis, and characterization of DNA origami for the detection of nucleic acids and proteins." She aims to develop cost effective and portable bistable origami detectors that are specifically optimized to work with existing platforms for the detection of molecules.
Jaimie received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of California, Riverside where she studied the self-assembly principles of RNA molecules and her B.S. in Bioengineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering and a minor in Italian from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Her hobbies and interests include listening to music and podcasts, traveling, stand-up comedy, playing sports, and entrepreneurship.