Jennifer Thies

Jennifer Thies

Biological Sciences
jthies@crimson.ua.edu


  Jennifer Thies is a third year PhD candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences. She is originally from a small town in New York State just outside of Buffalo, NY. She completed her B.S degree at Gannon University in Pennsylvania while playing basketball and staying involved in numerous academic honor societies. Jennie currently works in a lab focused on Neurodegnerative Diseases, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease, where her project looks to connect environmental contributors to the development of Parkinson’s Disease. Here at The University of Alabama, Jennie holds a Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Introductory Biology Labs as well as participates in many departmental activities. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, travelling and spending time with friends and family.