Biology Major Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Pranav Warman, a sophomore who is double-majoring in Biology and Computer Science, has been named a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.  Warman, along with two other Duke students, is among 211 recipients of Goldwater Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. Pranav is interested in using computational and mathematical tools to understand schizophrenia and other topics in neuroscience. His mentor, Dr. Gopalkumar Rakesh (Department of Psychiatry), says “Despite being the youngest member of the team, Pranav has emerged as a natural leader in the project.”  Congratulations, Pranav!