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 a 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