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Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Services and Instructional Support
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Curriculum Vitae


Desirée Jackson earned her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee in 1992, and Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York in 1983. She is currently an Associate Professor of Biology. She has served as researcher, faculty, and administrator at Baylor College of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and as faculty, and administrator at Texas Southern University.

As the Assistant Dean for Student Services and Instructional Support, Dr. Jackson is responsible for student registration, enrollment, counseling, recruitment, instructional support, and all other college-wide student services. She is also expected to provide advice to the Dean regarding any issues related to student services.

Research Interests

Gene expression, transcriptomics, proteomics