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Jenny Tenlen, Ph.D.

Department of Biology


University of Washington Seattle
Molecular and Cellular Biology


Bob Goldstein, Ph.D.


Dr. Tenlen is now Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA.


  • Fall 2010
    • Cellular Biology, Fayetteville State University
    • Special Topics: Genetic Pathways, Fayetteville State University
  • Spring 2010
    • Cellular Biology, Fayetteville State University


  • Tenlen, JR 2018. Microinjection of dsRNA in tardigrades. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. Nov 1; 2018(11): 10.
    PMCID: PMC7038633
  • Boothby TC- Tenlen JR– Smith FW- Wang JR- Patanella KA- Osborne Nishimura E- Tintori SC- Li Q- Jones CD- Yandell M- Messina DN- Glasscock J- Goldstein B. Evidence for extensive horizontal gene transfer from the draft genome of a tardigrade.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015 Dec 29;112(52):15976-81. pmc-id: PMC4702960
  • Tenlen, J, McCaskill, S. Goldstein, B.(2012)  RNA interference can be used to disrupt gene function in tardigrades.  Dev. Genes Evol.