Rashmi Voleti is a postdoc in the Chemistry Department in Dr. Neel Shah's lab. Rashmi grew up in Hyderabad, India. Fascinated by proteins and wanting to learn more about protein structure and function, she decided to move to UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas for graduate school. She did her Ph.D. in Jose Rizo’s lab where she used various biophysical methods to study proteins involved in neurotransmitter release. In the Shah lab, she is interested in exploring phosphotyrosine signaling in immune cells. When she is not in lab, Rashmi enjoys cooking Indian food, trying out new restaurants, volunteering, yoga and indoor rock climbing among other things.