Jaime received her B.S. from James Madison University. She joined the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in 2008 and is currently a member in the lab of Dr. Kevin Slep, Associate Professor of Biology. Jaime has been awarded an honorarium for the completion of her dissertation, titled "Characterization of TOG domain-Tubulin Interactions." As the winner of the highly competitive Dissertation Completion Award, Jaime will receive an invitation to the Graduate School's Student Recognition Event which will be held on April 10, 2013.