Kersh Thevasundaram

University of California, Berkeley

Kersh is a PhD student in the Chemical Biology program at UC Berkeley. His research aims to understand the cellular physiology of Methanococcus maripaludis, an archaeal platform for sustainable chemical synthesis using CO2 as a feedstock. As part of the SPA, Kersh has initiated the Mentorship program for the EBRC and continues to pair mentors and mentees, assess the quality of the program through quarterly feedback and organize events for mentors and mentees to meet.