Sonali Vijay
Undergraduate Researcher

Sonali VijaySonali Vijay is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Florida, majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience and minoring in Spanish. Upon graduating she hopes to attend medical school and become a physician. Sonali joined the Brusko Lab in the Summer of 2022 and is interested in finding treatments to T1D. In her free time, Sonali enjoys dancing, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. 


  • Brown ME, Thirawatananond P, Kern EJ, Vijay S, Sachs LK, Nguyen KQ, Lahde CC, Shah AA, Shapiro MR, Brusko TM. Antibody Blockade of CD226 Decreases Diabetes Incidence in the NOD Mouse by Augmenting Treg Suppressive Capacity & Diminishing T Cell Cytotoxicity. Poster presented at: 2022 UF College of Medicine Research Day; 2022 Apr 4; Gainesville, FL.

Fellowships & Awards

  • UF Center for Undergraduate Research – 2023 Emerging Scholar


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