Jesse Jokerst

Jesse Jokerst

Jesse Jokerst completed a B.S. cum laude at Truman State University. After a Ph.D. in Chemistry at UT Austin with John McDevitt, he completed a postdoc with Sam Gambhir in Stanford Radiology. Now an Associate Professor in the Department of Nanoengineering at UC San Diego, the Jokerst group is eager to collaborate on projects broadly related to human health and nanotechnology.


2009: NIH Postdoc

2011: American Cancer Society Postdoc

2013: NIH Pathway to Independence Award

2016: NIH New Innovator Award

2019: NSF CAREER Award