Additional experience for Keith D. Jensen




Teaching Assistant: Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Utah.
  • Physical Pharmacy I, 1995, Professor: Duane E. Ruffner
  • Physical Pharmacy II, 1996, Professor: Kristine Knutson
Head Start volunteer: South Jordan Elementary, South Jordan, Utah, 1995-1996.
Higuchi Fellow: Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Utah, 1994-1995. I received the Higuchi Fellowship at the University of Utah which provided for a year of research in three laboratories. I did rotations with Professors Jindrich Kopecek, Sung Wang Kim, and Duane Ruffner before choosing Dr. Kopecek as my advisor.
  • Kopecek project: synthesized and characterized semi-telechelic HPMA copolymers.
  • Kim project: modified and characterized hydrophilic polymers to improve their biocompatibility.
  • Ruffner project: synthesized and characterized a model compound for modified antisense oligonucleotide therapies.
Assistant Scientist: Benchmark Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1993-1994.
  • Researched improvements for a skin protectant.
  • Researched and helped organize the master plan to accomplish a (canceled) NDA for the skin protectant.
  • Planned, set up, and helped supervise a study for the NDA.
Graphic Arts Printer: Apple Screen Printing, Drapper, Utah. Supervisor: Alan Maynes, 1992.
Research Assistant: Field-flow Fractionation Research Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, 1990-1993
  • Researched a new lower size limit of steric separation in field-flow fractionation--a versatile particle and macromolecule separation technique
  • Improved separation system to increase separation capabilities and speed analysis
  • One publication    Four abstracts    Senior Honors Thesis.
Laboratory Assistant: Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Supervisor: David J. Grunwald, Associate Professor of Human Genetics, 1990.
Humanitarian volunteer: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Supervisor: Carlos E. Aguero, 1988-1990.
Library Cataloger I: Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Supervisor: Carol-Jean Hansen, 1987-1988.
Newspaper carrier: Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1978-1987.




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