Ananya Balasubramaniam, Anjana Punniamoorthy, Amanda Yee, and Rishika Gautam
Ananya: I am a student at North Creek High School ’24, and I am passionate about music, scientific research, and leadership. These interests have led me to found the NCHS Multi-Cultural Music Club, experience research at Institute for Systems Biology, become the secretary of North Creek High School’s GSA chapter, and work towards publishing papers at North Creek’s International Youth Neuroscience Association. As an Indian immigrant, I hope to bring a fresher perspective into research and share my culture with different types of people. Some of my hobbies are reading and playing the guitar.
Rishika: Rishika is currently a junior at Tesla STEM High School. She is passionate about computer science and it’s applications in systems thinking. She enjoys playing the piano and learning more about photography in her free time.
Amanda: I’m a current senior at Interlake High School and I’m interested in biological sciences and wildlife conservation; I wish to pursue a study in marine biology in college. Additionally, I love traveling, the outdoors, photography and basketball. My summer at ESCORE was a surreal experience, with the opportunity to learn more about systems and interact with others of similar STEM interests.
Anjana: My name is Anjana Punniamoorthy, and I am currently a junior at Tesla STEM High School. Aside from biology, I have a passion for design, and seek to explore both these interests further within the realm of computer science. In my free time, I love travelling, sketching, staying active with friends, and trying new restaurants. ESORE was a wonderful introduction to systems biology that provided a space to connect with other girls interested in STEM. Getting to see the different projects various professionals and peers were working on was so inspiring!