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Kate Telma

GPSW 2017

Kate Telma

Health, medicine

Kate Telma is a science writer based in Cambridge, MA, whose work has appeared in NOVA Next, MIT News, Hearing Health, and Undark. Kate 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 GPSW in 2016. After graduating from MIT, Kate completed an internship with Nature India in New Delhi, where she wrote about population genetics, antibiotic resistance, and medical devices.

Thesis: Senses Lost : The Impossible Dilemma of Usher Syndrome, and its Possible Solutions