Shivani is a rising senior at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. She wishes to attend the University of Chicago to pursue a Biomedical engineering major on the pre-med track. She has performed volunteer work at Carle Foundation Hospital for the past three years. Shivani also plays an active role in the Medical Society Board. Her current investigation at Prof. Pan’s Laboratory focuses on peptide-polynucleotide interactions for cancer therapy. In her free time, she likes to dance, play tennis, and spend time with her family!