Dr. Jadavji is a trained neuroscientist investigating how the brain changes over the lifespan. She completed her PhD at McGill University in Canada in 2012. Afterwards, she moved to Berlin, Germany to complete her postdoctorate research at the Charité Medical University. In 2015, Dr. Jadavji returned to Canada to complete a second postdoctorate at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, where she was also an instructor in the Department of Neuroscience, Learning in Retirement, and Altitude Programs (University of Ottawa).
Dr. Jadavji is an Editorial member for Frontiers in Nutrition journal, the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Journal of Young Investigators (JYI), and an eLife ambassador, and mentor with the Canadian Nutrition Society. When she is not in the lab, teaching, or writing, Dr. Jadavji enjoys to cooking and baking gluten free treats. She is also an avid traveler, runner, and knitter.
Jamie Abato, BSc - Research Assistant Jamie is a veterinary medicine student at Midwestern University and graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Pre-veterinary medicine and animal biosciences. Jamie has previously worked at the University of Pennsylvania in the Comparative Orthopedic Research Lab and then at a small animal clinic for two years. Jamie is now pursuing her interest in neurology as a research assistant at the Jadavji Lab and is very excited to join the team!
Below are some of the students Dr. Jadavji trained previous to starting at Midwestern University. If you are considering to work in the lab, Dr. Jadavji encourages you to reach out to them as references.