PWR In the Spotlight
Spotlight on our PWR Website Intern: Lopa Shah
Lopa Shah is our PWR website intern for Fall 2018. She is responsible for interviewing faculty and students for the PWR Spotlight on the website and writing up the news pieces.
Lopa is a senior at SBU studying Biology, with a concentration in Developmental Genetics, and Writing and Rhetoric. Her passions include medicine and education, especially global health care. As a freshmen in college, she founded a “for-purpose” 501c3 exempt organization called Global Education Project which strives to reduce the education gap seen in children internationally. She has led her team to conduct programs in collaboration with Stony Brook Hospital and NYU Winthrop Hospital to promote education in the healthcare system. She also spend time researching at NYU Medical Langone Center in the Cronstein Laboratory, where she recently published an article in the FASEB Journal with her lab team regarding multiple sclerosis and the adenosine receptors. She is also an avid dancer where she is a part of a selective Indian Classical Dance Academy, SIA, and also a member of the SBU Taandava, Stony Brook’s only classical dance team.