Kate Telma graduated from Brown University in 2015 with an ScB in chemical biology. After working at Bolt Threads, a startup that makes spider silk, she joined the science writers at MIT. She completed an internship with Nature India in New Delhi, where she wrote about population genetics, antibiotic resistance, and medical devices. Her written work has appeared in NOVA Next, MIT News, Hearing Health, and Undark.
Thesis: Senses Lost: The Impossible Dilemma of Usher Syndrome, and Its Possible Solutions