Megha Srivatsa is an undergraduate student at UC San Diego pursuing a B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology with a double minor in Psychology and Health Care–Social Issues (graduation March 2024). They have a research background in immunology studying Cytomegalovirus. At the Translational Virology Core, Megha studies potential immunological risk factors for HIV pathogenesis in transgender people receiving gender affirming therapy.
Outside of the lab, Megha does work in food justice and LGBTQIA+ advocacy. Megha self describes as “not a bad cook,” and loves camping, hiking, and playing the violin.