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Anahita Gupta


How/Why Research? I was introduced to research in high school, and I immediately loved the idea of being able to study a specific topic in more detail and discover new information to add to the existing knowledge of that topic. … Continued

Jordan Kirby


How/Why Research? I got involved with research because I wanted to better understand and contribute to the creation of knowledge that is foundational to modern society. I was fortunate to meet an Exercise Science professor who was looking for undergraduate assistance … Continued

Aakanksha Gundu


How/Why Research? Coming into Carolina, I knew I wanted to be involved in laboratory research regarding DNA and contribute to something I am passionate about. I attended several research seminars and took IDST 184, both of which introduced me to … Continued

Reva Kodre


How/Why Research? I was inspired to conduct research in the area of immunology due to my brother’s severe allergic reactions and history of cancer in my family. Thus, I applied to a magnet STEM high school (Academy of Science) and … Continued

Rajee Ganesan


How/Why Research? I got involved in research because studying and exploring open-ended questions (especially in the biomedical sciences) has always been something of interest to me. I got involved my first year in a wet-lab environment, performing experiments, and then … Continued

Hans Oh


How/Why Research? I decided to be involved in research after a high school research experience in organic chemistry. I got involved in research at UNC by reaching out to the professors and PIs whose research I was interested in. Whether it … Continued

Glorimel Rodriguez


How/Why Research? Since I took my first psychology course in high school, I knew I wanted to study psychology as a future career. I wanted to learn more about topics related to neuroscience and social psychology, so I joined Dr. Telzer’s … Continued

Sneha Makhijani


How/Why Research?I am passionate about research because I enjoy the application of science in analytical and hands-on settings! I first became involved with research when I participated in Amity University’s Biotechnology program. At UNC, I was fortunate to obtain my … Continued