Anirudh Kathirvel

Keysborough, Victoria

Student, future neuroscientist

Thirteen-year-old Anirudh is passionate about neuroscience and wants to share his love for the subject with other young people. He runs a neuroscience club at his school and is planning to host neuroscience events for high school students across Victoria. Having presented a scientific poster at the World Congress of Synthetic Biology in Tokyo and received a People’s Choice Award from the Society for Neuroscience, the young scientist is eager to build on his knowledge of the subject. He is using his grant to take part in a University of Pennsylvania neuroscience research program.