photo of Maya Salameh standing in front of dinosaur fossil

Maya Salameh



Maya is a senior undergraduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, pursuing a major in Biological Sciences with a minor in Neuroscience. Her past research experience was centered on colorectal cancer, with a specific focus on understanding the role of fibroblasts in tumor progression. Maya worked as a Research Assistant in the Milstein lab as part of the Rutgers NeuroSURP and CABM SURE programs in Summer 2023. Her project in the lab involved constructing a computational model of an artificial neural network and using biologically realistic learning rules to train the network to perform a pattern discrimination task. Her work was honored with a Best Poster Award by the SURE program!