Neuroscience & Mathematics
University of Alabama
Hriday Bhambhvani is currently a sophomore at the University of Alabama at Birmingham pursuing a double major in neuroscience and applied mathematics with a minor in chemistry. Since the latter half of his senior year of high school, he has worked in the lab of Dr. James Meador-Woodruff in the University of Alabama School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology. Here, Hriday investigates the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and is particularly interested in aberrant synaptic plasticity and cytoskeletal dynamics. Aside from his research, Hriday has a vested interest in local education reform and enjoys playing soccer, teaching, and reading.