Radhika Srivastava, B.A., joined CGB as a postbaccalaureate fellow in 2019. Ms. Srivastava graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Duke University in 2019. For her undergraduate honors thesis, she evaluated the culturally driven maternal influences on children’s language development through the Wilbourn Infant Laboratory at Duke. Her undergraduate research additionally focused on analyzing the mental health of orphaned and vulnerable children in a residential care program in New Delhi, India, with the Duke Global Health Institute.
Ms. Srivastava is working under the guidance of Douglas Stewart, M.D., senior investigator, to characterize different behavioral and genomic factors associated with patients with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. She is also working to gain clinical exposure. She hopes to attend medical school after completing her fellowship at the NCI.