Jiye is a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Ulijn and Prof. Maria Contel of Brooklyn College. Her research focuses on the synthesis of medicinal organometallic compounds and the delivery of those drugs using enzyme responsive short peptides for anti-cancer therapeutics. Prior to starting graduate school, she received her B.S. in Chemistry from SUNY Stony Brook University and was an employee of the Product Safety and Toxicology Department of The Estee Lauder Companies in Melville, NY.