SummaryJessica Kaufman is an Associate Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. She earned a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from the Cooper Union and worked for as a process engineer in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. She has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University focused on mechanical properties of biomaterials. Since joining Endicott in 2008, she has taught courses in biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, bioengineering and physics. She is interested in mentoring undergraduate research projects in bioinformatics and the mechanical testing of biomaterials.
Courses in Bioengineering (BEN) and Biotechnology (BIOT) including:
BEN 100 Introduction to Engineering Design
BEN 340 Engineering Physiology
BIO 225 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIO 240 Science and Society
BIO 311 Genes and Genomes
BIO 340 Bioinformatics
General Chemistry Labs
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, May 2008, Boston University
BE in Chemical Engineering, May 2001, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Thompson JE, Kaufman JD, Lee DS. Nanoscale and Microscale Hardness of Hydroxyapatite-BisGMA/TEGDMA Composites. MRS Proceedings. 2013; 1453 doi:10.1557/opl.2013.1129
Klapperich CM, Noack CL, Kaufman JD, Zhu L, Bonnaillie L, Wool RP. A novel biocompatible adhesive incorporating plant-derived monomers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2009; 91A(2): 378-384.
Kaufman JD, Klapperich CM. Surface detection errors cause overestimation of the modulus in nanoindentation on soft materials. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 2009; 2(4): 312-317.
Jardeleza MS, Daly MK, Kaufman JD, Klapperich CM, Legutko PA. Effect of trypan blue staining on the elastic modulus of anterior lens capsules of diabetic and nondiabetic patients. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2009; 35(2): 318-323.
Kaufman JD, Miller G, Morgan EF, Klapperich CM. Time-dependent mechanical characterization of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels using nanoindentation and unconfined compression. Journal of Materials Research. 2008; 23(5): 1472-1481.
Kaufman JD, Song J; Klapperich CM. Nanomechanical Analysis of Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2007; 81(3): 611-623.
van Kirk K, Kaufman JD. Lava Lamp Density Demonstration, Greener Education Materials for Chemists Database, 2012, Available from http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/Pages/Overview.php?CategoryIDString=Preview-6-78&FullTextSearchKeywords=&CategoriesToSearch=Kaufman%2C+Jessica+D.&NumberOfMainCategories=7&AnyAll=Any&ID=151
Kaufman JD, Wong JY, Klapperich CM. Controlling and Assessing Cell-Biomaterial Interactions at the Micro and Nanoscale. In: Wong, JY, Bronzino JD, editors. Biomaterials. 3rd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 2007.
Klapperich CM, Kaufman JD, Kulinski MD, Altman D, and Singh S, inventors; Boston Medical Center Corporation, assignee. 2010 Aug 12. Method for Bacterial Lysis. United States patent US20100203521 A1
Biotech Society (Faculty Advisor)
Phi Sigma Biological Honors Society(Faculty Advisor)
Academic Policy (Chair)