Jessica is a Biomedical Science student and Research Assistant at the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University. Her interests lie in exploring the treatment of mood disorders with dietary interventions, and the efficacy of nutraceuticals in healthy populations.
Jessica is a passionate advocate for the communication of complex scientific information in a light and approachable way to the general public, which can be seen in the scientific diagrams and informational material she creates. In her time off, Jess can be found playing board games, camping, making jewellery, and trying out new gut-friendly recipes with friends.
Research areas & skills: Scientific communication; Gut microbiota; Gut-brain axis interactions
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