Sejal Mistry has shown four years of dedication to research and the scientific community. She has designed and conducted her own experiments on ASD, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental disorders, and been integral in the data analysis process of experiments conducted in the lab. She has published her research, presented posters at four conferences, and presented her work at a nanosymposium at the Society of Neuroscience, which is an honor for an experienced researcher, much less a student. She has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to characterize malnutrition onset and identify successful treatments by approaching growth tracking through a mathematical lens. She is receiving the Research Excellence Award for her critical and analytical thinking and high-quality research.