Prashant Hariharan

Prashant Hariharan

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Prashant Hariharan is a 3rd year PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering at Wayne State University. For his dissertation research Prashant tries to understand the process of fluid production in the brain by creating microscopic working dioramas using a technique called “organ-on-a-chip”. He is dedicated to making science accessible and familiar, allowing people of diverse backgrounds to participate in research. Attending the AIMBE Policy Institute in 2019 motivated Prashant to explore the real world implications of science outside the sterile lab environment. He is deeply passionate about the shared duty of the scientific community to inform and engage the public in discussions of current affairs with scientific perspectives. Outside the lab, Prashant enjoys biking, cooking and playing the guitar. You can follow him on Twitter.