Samhitha received her PhD in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan (UMich).
Samhitha is a strong advocate of scientific outreach and education. While earning a Graduate Student Teaching Certification from UMich, she served as a member of several educational outreach program, which aimed to generate interest in research among underrepresented students within the biological sciences.
She is excited about developing effective strategies for successful pedagogy, outreach and promotion of diversity in the sciences.
Samhitha has continued her scientific outreach through teaching and mentoring in programs across the world and is thrilled to bring this experience to Fulbright as an educator and mentor.