Menusha Arumugam

About Menusha Arumugam

  • Undergraduate University: University of Michigan-Flint (B.S. in biology, with honors)

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  • Thesis: TME impact on epithelial tumorigenesis in NF1-deficient breast cancer.
  • Mentor: Matt Steensma, M.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

Tovar EA, Sheridan R, Essenburg CJ, Dischinger PS, Arumugam M, Callaghan ME, Graveel CR*, Steensma MR*. 2020. Dissecting the rat mammary gland: Isolation, characterization and culture of purified mammary epithelial cells and fibroblastsBio-protocol 10(22).
*Equal contributions