Jenny Knight is an Associate Professor in the Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan and postdoctoral training in developmental genetics. She transitioned to education research in 2004. She has been teaching undergraduates at all levels for twenty years, along with graduate courses in pedagogy. She coordinated the MCDB Science Education Initiative at CU for 7 years (2007-2014), ran the Mountain West Regional National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education in Biology for 5 years (2010-2015), and is now the president of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER).