Jayatri Das, PhD

Primary Institution:
Franklin Institute

Jayatri Das is Chief Bioscientist at The Franklin Institute and a Fellow of the Center for Neuroscience & Society (CNS) at the University of Pennsylvania. She has led development of the Institute’s two newest core exhibits, SportsZone and the award-winning Your Brain. She also leads The Franklin Institute’s programming initiatives to advance informal science education about materials science, nanotechnology, synthetic biology and other current science topics. In partnership with the CNS, she is the PI for Neuroscience in Your World: A Partnership for Neuroscience Education Across the K-12 Spectrum, funded as part of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience program.