DAHAL, ARYAName: Arya Dahal
Title of Project: 
Hidden Talents: Uncovering MK-STYX’s Role in the Brain
Advisor: Shanta Hinton
Honors Department: Biology

My research focuses on a protein called MK-STYX and its effect on neurons. I will explore options for therapy for patients with Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Hometown: Chantilly, Virginia
Hobbies: I enjoy hiking, working with kids at the child care center, taking long walks around Lake Matoaka and traditional Nepali dancing.
Fun Fact: I was born and raised in Nepal.

 

Follow Arya’s research on the W&M Honors Fellowships blog!