Niki Thomas

Expertise: Biology and Astrophysics
Affiliation: University of Hawaii at Hilo & PISCES
Certification/Education: Undergraduate Student, University of Hawai`i Hilo

BASALT Research Objectives

Research Assistant with BASALT

Biography

Niki Thomas is an undergraduate student at the University of Hawaii at Hilo majoring in Astronomy and Biology. She has interned at the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems and currently does research under the NASA Hawaii Space Grant Consortium investigating the bioengineering of plants to have functioning perchlorate reducing pathways.