Dr. Jennifer Grove has been an assistant professor at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska since 2016. Her primary teaching responsibilities include Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, and Molecular Biology for Biology and Human Biology majors. Her formal training and education was received at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the field of pediatric oncology and cytogenetics. Her current research has primarily focused on identifying the genetic landscape of microbial organisms in varying environments. Her ultimate goal is to continue working at liberal arts colleges to be able to focus most of her attention on becoming a more successful instructor for students interested in the sciences.