Sophie is a senior double-majoring in Biology and English, with a minor in Spanish for the Medical Professions. She has previously written four articles for Carolina Scientific. Sophie has done research on E. coli in the Arthur lab and is currently researching mucin-associated proteins in the Kesimer lab. She loves volunteering and is very involved in Circle K on campus. Her other interests include playing violin and mandolin, drawing, and reading as much as humanly possible.
Sidharth is a junior biology (BS) and philosophy (BA) double-major, who is on the pre-med track. He started writing for Carolina Scientific during his freshman year, and had a chance to explore the topics of false-positives in genomic screening and predicting HIV outbreaks. Aside from writing for the magazine, Sidharth is also an active member of UNC’s Club Tennis team, the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies, and an Undergraduate Fellow of the Parr Center for Ethics. He is a research assistant in the Anton Lab, where he is studying the effects of RTTN gene mutations on the development of neurological disorders like microcephaly, polymicrogyria, and pachygyria, using a BioID methodology to identify interactor proteins.
Divya is a sophomore pursuing a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in Music. She contributed previously to Carolina Scientific as a staff writer and copy editor. She assists in the Matsushima lab at the UNC Neuroscience Institute, studying neuroimmunology and immune response during demyelinating diseases. Apart from the magazine, she volunteers as an EMT, performs in several UNC ensembles, and teaches flute through Musical Empowerment. In her free time, she loves to read, do yoga, and run.
Alexandra is a senior pursuing a BS in biochemistry. She previously wrote, illustrated, designed, and copy edited for two issues of Carolina Scientific. She is a volunteer with Hospice House, and is involved in the campus's creative writing and philosophy clubs. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, art, and sewing an unreasonable number of upside down Star Wars pajamas.
Andrew is a junior majoring in Health Policy & Management with minors in Biology and Chemistry. Raised in New Jersey surrounded by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, his passion lies within understanding the fine lines between cutting-edge clinical development, regulatory and legal oversight, and the impactful implementation of therapeutic solutions worldwide. Beyond his ongoing work with Carolina Scientific as a writer and editor, he also serves as the director of finance of AMWHO, Inc., working to prepare for public health conferences and panel discussions on health policy. In his free time, he enjoys reading up on global news and politics or following the latest financial market trends.
Aneesh is a junior pursuing a BS in Neuroscience. He previously worked with Carolina Scientific as a staff writer and has covered topics including AI-driven predictive medicine and regenerative medicine. He is passionate about clinical/translational research, and has worked on a variety of biomedical projects at UNC, Duke, and Harvard medical schools. In addition to the magazine, Aneesh has strong interests in innovation and public health; in his free time, he enjoys reading about world markets and foreign policy.