Adiba is in her final year of undergraduate studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is double majoring in biochemistry and journalism. At the Mefford Lab she conducts validation experiments using PCR and Sanger sequencing. She has searched for copy number variants in the genomes of Fragile X Syndrome patients who have seizures, utilizing array comparative genome hybridization. She hopes to pursue studies in neurology and global health in the future.