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Assistant Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz (2017 – Present)

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow, DTM, Carnegie Institute of Washington (2015 – 2017)

Education:

Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics (2015)
Geology and Geophysics, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

B.S. in Geophysical Sciences (2008)
Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago

Fellowships & Awards:

  • 2018 Planetary Science Summer School participant: https://psss.jpl.nasa.gov
  • Fellowship (2015-2017) Timing and Evolution of Aqueous Alteration on Chondrite Parent Bodies, DTM – Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • Fellowship (2011-2014), Developing 60Fe-60Ni Chronometry to Investigate Early Solar System Processes, NASA Earth & Planetary Science Fellowship
  • Award (2011-2014), Travel awards to the Meteoritical Society Conference
  • Award (2011), Watumull Scholarship for excellence in graduate research, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Award (2004-2013) Gates Millennium Scholarship 

Publications: click here for an up-to-date list

  • Thompson M. A., Telus M., Schaefer L. K., Fortney J. J., Joshi T., Lederman D. (submitted) Meteorite Outgassing Experiments Constrain the Initial Atmospheres of Low-Mass Planets. 
  • Telus M., Alexander C. M. O’D., Hauri E., and Wang J. (2019) Calcite and dolomite formation in the CM parent body: Insight from in situ C and O analyses. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.06.012
  • Trappitsch R. et al. (2018) New constraints for the abundance of 60Fe in the early solar system. Astrophysical Journal Letters. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 857.
  • Telus M., Huss G.R., Nagashima K., Ogliore R.C., and Tachibana S. (2018) In situ 60Fe-60Ni systematics of chondrules from unequilibrated ordinary chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.06.013).
  • Teehera K.B et al. (2017) Cryogenic minerals in Hawaiian lava tubes: A geochemical and microbiological exploration. Geomicrobiology Journal, 35: 227-241.
  • Telus M., Huss G.R., Ogliore R.C., Nagashima K., Howard D.L., Newville M.G., and Tomkins A.G. (2016) Mobility of iron and nickel at low temperatures and implications for 60Fe-60Ni analyses of UOC chondrules. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.11.046
  • Keil K., et al. (2015) The Vicencia meteorite fall: A new unequilibrated S1 LL3.2 ordinary chondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50, 1089-1111. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12456
  • Telus M., Huss G.R., Nagashima K., and Ogliore R.C. (2014) Revisiting 26Al-26Mg systematics of plagioclase in H4 chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49, 929-945. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12304
  • Telus M., Huss G.R., Ogliore R.C., Nagashima K., and Tachibana S. (2012b) Recalculation of data for short-lived radionuclide systems using less-biased ratio estimation. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 47, 2013-2030. DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2012.01411.x
  • Telus M., Dauphas N., Moynier F., Teng F-Z., Nabelek P.I., Craddock P.R., and Groat L.A. (2012a) Iron, zinc, magnesium and uranium isotopic fractionation during continental crust differentiation: The tale from migmatites, granitoids, and pegmatites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 97, 247-265. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.08.024.

Conference Presentations: 

  • Telus M. et al. (2020) In situ C and O isotope systematics and 53Mn-53Cr age dating of calcite in CM chondrites. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1514.
  • Telus M. et al. (2020) Hydrogen content and D/H analyses of calcite as a potential tracer of carbonate formation in CM chondrites. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #3041.
  • Telus M.  et al. (2019) Development of U-Pb SIMS Analysis of Apatite in Ordinary Chondrites. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #6247 (Poster Presentation).
  • Telus M.  et al. (2018) Fe-Ni mobilization in primitive CO chondrites: Implications for progressive aqueous alteration in the parent body. 49th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #2967, (Oral presentation).
  • Telus M. et al. (2017) Fluid evolution in early planetesimals: Insights from CM chondrites. Gordon Research Conference: Origins of Solar Systems. (Oral presentation).
  • Telus M.  et al. (2017) In situ Analyses of carbonates and magnetite in CM1 Chondrites. 48th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1725 (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al. (2016)  In situ C and O Isotopic Analyses of Calcite in CM1 Chondrites. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #5326. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al. (2016)  D/H of Phosphates in H4 Chondrites. 47th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #1742.  (Poster Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al. (2016)  60Fe-60Ni systematics of chondrules: Constraints from In situ Analyses. 47th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #1816.  (Poster Presentation)
  • Telus M.  (2015) 60Fe in the Early Solar System. Carnegie Origins 2015 (Oral Presentation) 
  • Telus M. et al. (2015) The 60Fe-60Ni systematics of UOC chondrules, open-system redistribution compromises its usefulness. 46th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2550. (Poster Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2014) Synchrotron XRF Fe and Ni mapping and Ni XANES of UOC chondrules: Implications for interpreting 60Fe-60Ni Analyses. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #5431. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2014) Synchrotron XRF mapping of Fe, Ni and other  elements in UOC chondrules: Implications for interpreting 60Fe-60Ni Data. 45th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2559. (Poster Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2014) 26Al-26Mg systematics of plagioclase in H4 chondrites: Implications for the H-chondrite parent body. 45th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2697. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2013) 60Fe-60Ni systematics of chondrules from UOC QUE97008: Comparing results from in situ and bulk analyses. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #5294. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2013) Initial abundance of 60Fe in unequilibrated ordinary chondrites. 44th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2964. (Poster Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2012) A test of possible ratio bias in 26Al-26Mg measurements of plagioclase from the H4 chondrite Ste. Marguerite. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #5364. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M., et al. (2012) Reevaluating our understanding of the 60Fe-60Ni system in chondrites. 43rd Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2733. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al., (2011) The initial abundance of 60Fe in the inner solar system: Evidence from chondrites. Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System, Abstract #9127. (Invited Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al., (2011) Development of SIMS mulitcollection Fe and Ni isotopic measurements. Biennial Geochemical SIMS Workshop.
  • Telus M. et al., (2011) Development of routine multicollection Ni-isotopic analysis of Fe-rich silicates by ion microprobe. Meteoritical Society Conference, Abstract #5326. (Oral Presentation)
  • Telus M. et al., (2011) Possible heterogeneity of 60Fe in chondrules from primitive ordinary chondrites. 42nd Lunar & Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2559. (Oral Presentation)

Invited talks:

  • Telus M. (2019) The carbonaceous chondrite record of icy planetesimals. University of Alberta. Grace Anne Stewart Speaker Series.
  • Telus M. (2019) The carbonaceous chondrite record of icy planetesimals. NASA Johnson Space Center.
  • Telus M. (2019) Planetesimal formation and evolution: Clues from in situ isotope analyses. Stanford University.
  • Telus M. (2019) Planetesimal formation and evolution: Clues from in situ isotope analyses. University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
  • Telus M. (2018) Carbonate formation in meteorite parent bodies: Clues from in situ C and O isotope analyses. University of California Berkeley.
  • Telus M. (2018) C and O isotopic composition of carbonates in meteorites. Earth and Planetary Sciences. University of California Los Angeles.
  • Telus M. (2018) Carbonates in meteorites: Tracers of fluid and ice in planetesimals. NASA Ames Research Center.
  • Telus M. (2018) Carbonates in meteorites: Tracers of fluid and ice in planetesimals. Johns Hopkins University.
  • Telus M.  (2016) Carbonates: Tracers of fluid flow on early planetesimals. University of Maryland, College Park
  • Telus M.  (2016) Carbonates: Tracers of fluid flow on early planetesimals. Brown University
  • Telus M.  (2016) The Initial Abundance of 60Fe and the Implications for Solar System History. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington  
  • Telus M.  (2016) Chondrites: Records of early planetesimal formation and evolution. University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Telus M.  (2016) 60Fe and the Stellar Source of Extinct Radionuclides. University of California, Santa Cruz 
  • Telus M. (2015) Extinct radionuclides and the special case of 60Fe. Washington University in St. Louis. 
  • Telus M. (2014) Early solar system chronology and the elusive iron-60. Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle. 
  • Telus M. (2014) Synchrotron XRF mapping of Fe, Ni and other  elements in UOC chondrules: Implications for interpreting 60Fe-60Ni Data. Australia National University. 
  • Telus M. (2013) 60Fe-60Ni systematics of chondrites: Then & Now. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. 

Professional Service and Outreach:

  • American Geophysical Union Centennial Grant for outreach in geoscience https://sites.google.com/ucsc.edu/getouthike/home
  • Participant, 2017-2018 Lunar & Planetary Science Conference Education and Outreach Programs.
  • Guest speaker, March 2017, Washington College Toll Science Center, “Cosmochemistry and the Origin of the Solar System,” 
  • Guest speaker, April 2016, James Madison University John C. Wells Planetarium, “Extinct radionuclides and what they tell us about Solar System formation,”  
  • Guest speaker, April 2014, St. James School, Philadelphia, PA, 5-7th grade, “Careers in Geology and Planetary Science” 
  • Coordinator, Fall 2011 – Spring 2014, HIGP weekly seminars, 
  • Executive Secretary, 2013, NASA Cosmochemistry 
  • Teaching Assistant, 2012-2014, Voyage through the Solar System (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

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