Jansen is a neuroscientist with expertise in the areas of neural transplantation,
neural regeneration and plasticity, and neuroprotective drug therapies. She has employed
behavioral, neurochemical and molecular biological techniques in her research on ischemic
stroke. She teaches courses in Women, Health and Reproduction, Neuropharmacology and

EDUCATION: B.A., University of St. Thomas Ph.D., University of Minnesota 

Jansen has been teaching at Macalester since 1996.