Avantika is a very enthusiastic and cheerful student. She shows a great amount of interest in learning, which made her to achieve Merit award in 10th grade from Cambridge (IGCSE). She is an avid reader and writer. She was the president of the debate team and a part of the school newspaper. She has hosted many events having great stage presence. She has a good sense of humor and genuine curiosity to learn new things. She doesn’t let failures hold her down; instead take them as an opportunity to fix mistakes. She is always persistent and tries her best to achieve her goals. She has also won multiple awards in Piano. Avantika has also volunteered in hospitals, in KUMON, and Campaigned against plastic use in a rural area, took classes on public speaking in a rural area.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,000 students and 23,400 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. conducting the cutting-edge research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state’s businesses and industries and performing public service in support of the needs of the citizens of the state and its local, county, and state governments.
“Cell Biology and Neuroscience (CBN) provides an exciting and challenging academic environment by combining excellence in research with a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. CBN research encompasses the complementary areas of cell biology, developmental biology and neurobiology with an emphasis on fundamental problems in cell signaling and communication.
Current areas of focus are biomolecular recognition and cell communication as well as molecular mechanisms of neuronal signaling and synaptic plasticity. CBN takes a comprehensive approach that begins with introductory lecture courses, continues with advanced topics seminar courses, and culminates in advanced laboratory coursework.”