Jesse Bakke, Ph.D.

Jesse Bakke, Ph.D. portrait
    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • CMED Research Lab 120
    • Mt Pleasant, MI, United States 48858



Dr. Bakke joined CMED after completing a postdoctoral research position at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. His work utilizes genome-wide CRISPR screens and other molecular biology tools to uncover novel genes, mechanisms, and/or pathways involved in cancer biology. He is also part of the foundational sciences team, teaching biochemistry, nutrition, and genetics.


  • Ph.D. 2014, Nutritional Biology with a Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology, University of California-Davis
  • Baccalaureate 2009, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Hawaii at Manoa