Angela Jones

Ph.D. 2010

Research Project

Identifying single-chain variable antibody fragments (scFv) that bind to transcytosing receptors on the surface of brain endothelial cells

Previous Education

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Minor Chemistry
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX


Arlington, TX

Previous Research Experience

The Dow Chemical Company
Materials Research and Development, Texas Operations
Determined the cure kinetics of a potential new epoxy coating based on natural, rather than petroleum-based, epoxy resin.

Texas A&M University
Chemical Engineering Department
Undergraduate Research Advisor: Dr. Theresa Good
Assisted in studying the effects of antisense therapy on autoimmune disorders.
Undergraduate Research Advisor: Dr. Michael Pishko
Assisted in an industrial collaboration for a transdermal drug delivery system.

Previous Industry Experience

UOP, LLC. Intern, Gas Adsorbents Research Group. Des Plaines, IL. Summer 2006.
Merck and Co., Inc. Intern, Pharmaceutical Technical Operations Division. West Point, PA. Summer 2005


Lippmann ES, Azarin SM, Kay JE, Nessler RA, Wilson HK, Palecek SP, Shusta EV. Human blood-brain barrier endothelial cells derived from pluripotent stem cells. Under review.

Lippmann ES, Weidenfeller C, Svendsen CN, Shusta EV. Blood-brain barrier modeling with co-cultured neural progenitor cell-derived astrocytes and neurons. J Neurochem. 2011;119:507-20.

Agarwal N, Lippmann ES, Shusta EV. Identification and expression profiling of blood-brain barrier membrane proteins. J Neurochem. 2010;112:625-35.

Usrey ML, Lippmann ES, Strano MS. Evidence for a two-step mechanism in electronically selective single-walled carbon nanotube reactions. J Am Chem Soc. 2005;127:16129-35.