Cais Thomas

 

E-mail: cfthomas@usc.edu 

Address: University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences

825 Bloom Walk, ACB 302

Los Angeles, California 90089-0740

INTRODUCTION TO MY RESEARCH

 

I am interested in studying the interaction between microbes and their surrounding geologic environment with respect to their growth. Specifically, I am working with extremophiles from an acidic environment within an Italian cave system.

EDUCATION

 

University of Southern California, B.S. in Earth Sciences (2022)

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

USC Department of Earth Sciences, Amend Lab, Undergraduate Researcher (2019-present)

  • Performed geochemical analyses on sulfur disproportionating microbes

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Geology

  • Mineralogy

  • Petrology

  • Field Geology

  • Undergraduate Team Research

RELEVANT COURSEWORK