Jennifer Reed, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering professor and CMB trainer, passes away

It is with great sorrow that we share the news that Jennifer Reed passed away on July 5, 2020, after a long illness. Jennie was an accomplished scientist and a wonderful mentor. She was a a dedicated contributor to CMB, serving as Chair of the Systems Biology focus group for several years. Her 13 years in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) will have a lasting positive impact. Jennie’s family has established an endowed fund in her honor, which will provide awards to CBE undergraduate students pursuing research, with preference given to students from underrepresented groups, including women. If you are interested in contributing to the Jennifer L. Reed Memorial Undergraduate Research Award, please go to