Trisha Kopparthi

Undergraduate Student Intern

Trisha is an undergraduate student at New York University studying Biology and minoring in South Asian Studies, Chemistry, and Computer Science & Math. She previously worked on identifying the role of proteins from duckweed in their potential for bioremediation as part of the Waksman Student Scholars Program. She is interested in learning about the role of immune responses in diseases like psoriasis and learning new research techniques. Upon joining the Naik Lab, Trisha worked with Dr. Laure to explore the epigenetic basis of inflammatory memory. She is now conducting an independent project titled “Mapping the response of sensory neurons to skin inflammation” as a recipient of the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund (DURF) Grant. In her free time, she likes to explore the city and find good food spots!