Swara Tewari is a third year Microbiology major. She is currently working with Huishi to create Nile rat induced pluripotent and embryonic stem cells to study type 2 diabetes. She is also researching chemical inhibitors that affect the self-renewal capabilities of cells. In her free time, Swara enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and family, and making endless cups of chai. In the future, she hopes to study medicine.