Priya Mariyappa


Priya is a senior studying Biology with the vertebrate physiology option and also a Psychology minor. Priya was born in Los Angeles but lived in Bangalore, India for almost her entire life and enjoys visiting India during the summers. Priya is captain of the club tennis team this year at Penn State and also works as coach at the tennis center teaching tennis to people of all ages - from 4 year olds to 70 year olds (although she especially loves working with children). Priya hopes to get into dental school to pursue her goal of becoming a pediatric dentist and businesswoman. She have been working at the CSD lab for the past two years and looks forward to her last year here.