Rahul Shah

Biological Sciences

Rahul Shah is a fourth-year honors student majoring in Biological Sciences with a minor in Business. He is an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Shulin Ju’s lab completing his honors research project, which focuses on the cause of genetic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), specifically the relationship of a gene known to play a role in ALS, MATR3, and the suppressors of MATR3 with cell size. He represents the student body at Wright State University (WSU) as a Student Trustee on the WSU Board of Trustees. He also is involved on campus as President of CJ McLin Jr. Scholars Association, and a tutor at Tutoring Services. After graduation, he plans to pursue a Master’s in Biological Sciences and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology focusing on research that aids in the health of individuals. When he isn’t in lab, classes, or meetings, you may find him in the library or the Student Union Marketplace hanging out with friends.