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Michaela TerAvest

Assistant Professor

Dr. Michaela TerAvest
Biochemistry Building
603 Wilson Rd, Rm 209A
East Lansing, MI 48824

Office: (517) 884-9553
Lab: (517) 884-8964
Location:  209A Biochemistry


  • Ph.D. 2014, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
  • M.S. 2012, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
  • B.S. 2008, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University

Previous Appointments

  • Research Associate, 2013-15, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, Berkeley


  • 2014 - 2nd place podium presentation, North American Meeting of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology
  • 2012 - Cornell University Provost's Diversity Fellowship, Cornell University
  • 2012 - Council of Women World Leaders Environmental Policy Fellowship, Aspen Institute