First Year Graduate
Shivaani grew up in Redondo Beach, CA. She graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from UC Berkeley in 2017. At Berkeley, she worked on the synthesis of fluorescent, voltage-sensing dyes under the guidance of Prof. Evan Miller. After undergrad, Shivaani worked at UCSF under Prof. Nick Paras as part of a drug discovery campaign to find small-molecule therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Outside of lab, Shivaani enjoys baking, going on drives, live music, and film photography.