Ms. Vats completed her undergrad degree in Biotechnology from India in spring of 2013. During her degree, she completed several internships at premier Indian research institutes including the Kailash Health Center, the Delhi University and the Indian Defense organization, focusing on gaining research experience on kidney stones. After graduation, she worked as a Research Analyst on several biotech and pharmaceutical projects for a year with global clients like Unilever. This experience made her aware of the impactful role she could play in management and policy shaping roles in science-related industries. Her eagerness to increase her knowledge base has landed her in graduate studies in Bioscience and Health Policy at Rice Universityto help her gain the skill-set necessary to enter the healthcare field. Titiksha interned with Gene by Gene, Baker Institute of Public Policy and CMedED (Phyllis Healthcare). She is currently working as a Medicare Coordinator in the Medical Center.