Sagar R. Shah is a doctoral student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Sagar completed his BS in biological sciences and a minor in mathematical sciences with general and departmental honors in both disciplines at Clemson University in 2006 and was bestowed the university’s highest honor, the Norris Medal. Subsequently, Sagar completed his MS in bioengineering at Clemson University in 2007 through a 5-year BS/MS program. Sagar is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Sagar is interested in understanding the genetic controls of cancer cell growth and death.