Neelroop Parikshak

2011 Chief Information Officer

Neelroop Parikshak graduated from Rice University in 2007 with degrees in Biochemistry and Mathematics and is now a first-year MD/PhD student at the University of California Los Angeles. In the past he has served as a counselor for several week-long summer science camps for elementary school and middle school students in his hometown of Charleston, WV and as an adviser at a summer medical camp for high school students at UCLA. He has also been an MCAT Organic Chemistry teacher for college students and was very involved in encouraging cross-cultural dialogue and interactions through the organization ADVANCE at Rice. His research interests center around human genetics and medical imaging as they apply to human development, stem cells, dementia, and cancer. In his free time Neelroop enjoys reading, hiking, and various types of art.

InnoWorks is a Winner of the 2007 BRICK Awards