Pooja Shah has always been drawn to doing scientific research during her three years at Old Bridge High School. This summer, her love for research led her to identify an unknown gene in duckweed while participating in the Waksman Student Scholars Program at Rutgers University in Piscataway. "It was amazing," said Shah, who will enter her senior year next month. "I’m only 17 and it made me feel like I was getting somewhere. I could do something great."
Read full article on Star Ledger