Alexandra Jazz Dickinson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego


2023 Moore Inventor Fellow

Alexandra Jazz Dickinson, Ph.D.
Image credit: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Research Description

Dr. Jazz Dickinson’s invention leverages the natural chemistry of stress-resilient plants to harness growth and improve stress resilience in crops. She is using chemical imaging technologies to generate maps of the natural compounds present in developing plant tissue to test and optimize synergistic strategies to improve plant growth.


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Post-doctoral, Duke University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
B.A., Swarthmore College

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