My name is Nina Abers, and I am from Brasilia, Brazil. I am a second year majoring in microbial biology and public health. In my free time, I enjoy hiking in the Berkeley fire trails and playing my guitar!

Nina Abers (she/her)

Undergraduate Researcher
April 2022-present

My name is Yuanpeng Cai, and I’m originally from Shenzhen, China. I am a fourth-year Environmental Earth Science student with a minor in chemistry. My long-term goal is to become a marine chemist and study how microbes alter the biogeochemical cycles of our planet. In my free time, I enjoy swimming, reading crime fiction, and going to movie theaters!

Yuanpeng (Frank) Cai (he/him)

Undergraduate Researcher
July 2023-present

My name is Jessica Kasper and I am from Santa Maria, California. I am a senior double majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Integrative Biology. My long-term goal is to pursue research that will allow me to use science to solve environmental problems and aid in conservation efforts. I love hiking, kayaking, boardgames, and spending time with my pets.

Jessica Kasper (she/her)

Undergraduate Researcher
January 2024-present

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