Menusha Arumugam

About Menusha Arumugam

  • Menusha Arumugam

    Undergraduate University: University of Michigan-Flint (B.S. in biology, with honors)
  • Thesis: To be determined. 
  • Mentor: Matt Steensma, Ph.D.
  • Experience: While at U of M-Flint, Menusha worked part time on campus with the International Center as an International Student Ambassador, where she had a full-time responsibility as the President of Student Government. In summer 2016, she worked as a research assistant conducting genetic experiments with a lab at Columbia University. Using the results from this research, she wrote her Honors research thesis, Starvation-induced transgenerational inheritance of physiological characteristics in C. elegans.
  • Hometown: Kajang, Malaysia
  • Hobbies: Painting