Mausmi Mehta

Graduate Student
University of Washington

Mausmi Mehta is currently working on her PhD in Biological Oceanography at the University of Washington. She completed her BS in Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the microbial nitrogen cycle in hydrothermal vent habitats located on the Juan de Fuca Ridge and the Lost City Hydrothermal Field. Specifically she studies biological nitrogen fixation and the genes and microorganisms that are involved in converting nitrogen gas to ammonia.

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