Dejuanah Collymore Engineering AssociateAIChEDejuanah is currently an Engineering Associate at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and works primarily with the Society for Biological Engineering. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 2017 with a Bachelors in Biochemistry. During her undergraduate career, she was an undergraduate researcher in an analytical chemistry lab. After graduation, she worked as an R&D Technologist at L Brands supporting the stability testing process of new personal care products. ChEnected contributions Shining a Light into the Unknown Sep 17, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Optogenetics is opening new doors, thanks to discoveries about how neurons function and their role in various conditions and behaviors. Singapore’s Food for Thought Jul 23, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Food waste is a problem most nations have yet to solve, but Singapore has taken a number of important steps others can learn from to make food waste more sustainable. Tim Gardner on Data Systems for Biotech and Bioprocessing [Interview] May 1, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Important discoveries are often overlooked or delayed due to fragmented scientific data. Tim discusses how the biotech industry can address this issue. Jeremy Javers on Dry-Grind Corn Biorefining [Interview] Apr 24, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Jeremy discusses the role of dry-grind corn biorefining in the bioeconomy, the opportunities it presents, and how it will affect our future. Elliot Swartz on the Cell-Based Meat Industry [Interview] Apr 10, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Elliot shares thoughts on the promise and challenges of sustainable cell-based meat, along with details about his upcoming talk. Smita Shankar on Commercializing Industrial Biotech [Interview] Mar 15, 2019 . by Dejuanah Collymore Hear Smita's take on how microbial fermentation stands to change the world's future, and learn more about her upcoming talk in Los Angeles.