Jennifer Van Wyk

• Highly focused and results driven research scientist with over ten years’ experience in biotechnology including leading laboratory based experimentation and clinical studies aimed at developing technologies targets to deliver consumer and clinical benefits with a focus on human hair and skin. • Comprehensive experience in curriculum development and pedagogy of undergraduate, graduate and post doctoral students including supervision of laboratory and dissertation projects. • Demonstrated success in leading diverse research projects specifically related to proteins of commercial, industrial, and medical importance. • Proven ability to drive external collaboration by identifying and cultivating relationships with contract research organizations, academic institutions, and subject matter experts. • Recognized for leadership in the establishment of the Hair and Skin Research Laboratory at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and the Textured Hair Research Project at TRI Princeton

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