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Jessica Back

Jessica Back

Deputy Director

Education B.S. (Biochemistry), Ohio Northern University; Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Wayne State University; Post-Doctoral Fellow (Tumor Immunology), Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

Scientific Interest and Avenues for Collaboration My goal is to ensure the success of the researchers using MICR by providing expertise in flow cytometry techniques, individualized assay design consultation, and data analysis support. I also strive to push my users out of their comfort zones, expand their use and understanding of flow cytometry, and make their data more functional and reproducible. My research interests focus on the tumor microenvironment, particularly on the role the immune system plays in cancer therapies and tumor regression.

Participation/Support of ISAC

  • ISAC Councilor (2018-2022)
  •  ISAC SRL Content Taskforce
  • ISAC Education Committee
  • CYTO Meeting Attendance (2013-present)
  • CYTO Program Committee (2016-present)
  • CYTO Outstanding Poster Judge (2015-present)
  • CYTO Parallel Session Co-Chair (2018)
  • CYTO Workshop Organizer (2016, 2019)
  • ASCP BOC Cytometry Examination Committee, Vice-Chair (2017-2023)
  • GLIIFCA Meeting Attendance: (2013, 2015-present)
  • GLIIFCA Steering Committee (2016-present)
  • GLIIFCA Roundtable Topic Leader (2015-2018)
  • GLIIFCA Poster Session Organizer (2016-present)
  • GLIIFCA Continuing Education Coordinator (2017-present)