Jessica began her career as a researcher with a Bachelor of Biomolecular Science from Griffith University and an Honours degree in Applied Science from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) at QUT. She commenced a PhD at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at UQ before leaving the lab to pursue her passion for Science Communication. She completed a specialist Masters degree in Science Communication Outreach with the Shell Questacon Science Circus at ANU. Jessica has delivered Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives internationally and across Australia in a variety of formats to diverse audiences. Working for institutions including the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and UNSW, she has gained extensive experience and expertise in the field. As Science Communications Coordinator for CBI Jessica will be driving the Centre’s training and science outreach into industry and within the community.