Jason Lajoie

Ph.D. 2016

Previous Education

B.S. Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst


Sterling, MA

Current Research

Eric Shusta Research Group
University of Wisconsin Madison
My research involves a novel screening approach for the isolation, characterization, and engineering of antibodies targeting the receptor-mediated transport machinery of the blood-brain barrier.

Previous Research

George Huber Research Group (2010)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Catalytic conversion of biomass-derived sugars to fuel grade hydrocarbons.

Lianhong Sun Research Group (2006-2008)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Engineering of quorum sensing mechanisms in bacteria.

Work Experience

Abbott Laboratories (Summer 2009)
North Chicago, IL
Project engineering intern in microbial fermentation plant.

Abbott Bioresearch Center (2008-2009)
Worcester, MA
Process Science intern - Testing and scale up of mammalian cell culture processes for the production of therapeutic antibodies.