Samyukta Karthik

2021-22 Latham Fellow
Majoring in Biology (Cell and Developmental)

Samyukta Karthik is a junior from Cedar Rapids, IA, pursuing a major in Biology and Psychology with a minor in Chemistry. She is conducting research on the Parabrachial Nucleus and its projection patterns under Dr. Joel Geerling within the Department of Neurology. As a Latham Fellow, Samyukta hopes to work on early intervention and destigmatization of mental health within marginalized communities through science communication and engagement. In her free time, she enjoys graphic designing, painting, reading, and yoga.