Jessica Creamer

Jessica is a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow working with Peter Willis on the development of microchip electrophoresis methodology for the separation and detection of chiral amino acids in soil and water samples.

  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA (2014)
  • M.S., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA (2010)
  • B.S., Chemistry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA (2008)

Research Interests: 

Using microfluidics (particularly microchip electrophoresis) to provide portable and autonomous analysis in areas where traditional laboratories are not possible.

Professional Experience: 
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA (2014-Present). NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow and Co-I on the PICASSO MILA Project.
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA (2008-2014). Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), Seattle, USA (2011). Research Intern in Technology Solutions.

Selected Awards: 
  • NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (2014)
  • FACSS Student Poster Award, FACS SciX Conference (2012)
  • Invited speaker at the School of Pharmacy Graduate Honors Symposium (2012)
  • Biotechnology Training Grant, NIGMS, NIH (2009-2011)

Selected Publications: 
  1. J.S. Creamer, S.T. Krauss, and S.M. Lunte. “Capillary Electrophoresis Separation of the Desamino Degradation Products of Oxytocin” Electrophoresis, 2014, 35, 563-569
  2. J.S. Creamer, N.J. Oborny, and S.M. Lunte. “Recent Advances in the Analysis of Recombinant Proteins by Capillary and Microchip Electrophoresis” Analytical Methods, 2014, 6 (15), 5427-5449
Jessica Creamer
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109