NIH/NIAID Postbac IRTA
MHS., 2021, Johns Hopkins University
B.S., 2020, American University
Jiana research interests include infectious diseases, tropical diseases, preventive medicine, and environmental health. Under Dr. Elise O'Connell, Jiana conducts research related to invasive cestode infections, specifically neurocysticercosis. Some of her research projects include further optimizing a unique antigen detection assays for T. Solium, qPCR and antigen testing for T. Solium, and developing a more sensitive qPCR test for E. multilocularis.