Jasmine is originally from Los Angeles. She received her B.A. degree in Chemistry with a concentration in Chemical Biology from College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. During her undergraduate career, she participated in summer research programs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the National Center for Toxicological Research, where she worked on liposome formulation and method development for quantifying nanoparticles. Currently, she is a graduate student in the Chemistry Ph.D. program and joined the Dodani lab in Fall 2016 where she is developing protein-based tools to study in anions in living systems. During her free time, Jasmine enjoys sitting in the sun with her puppy Romo.