Kartik Iyer is a pre-medical student at the University of Pittsburgh, where he double majors in Neuroscience and English Writing. He actively researches the neuronal basis of drug craving relapse, as well as potential treatment. During summers, he volunteers extensively with Food Lifeline, and has already delivered 5,000 meals to his hungry local neighbors. Since he achieved the Top 20 in the nation in the USA Biology Olympiad and a perfect SAT score in high school, he runs USA Biology Olympiad and SAT tutoring classes. In his free time, he enjoys writing and contributing to his writing group. He loves to explore the city and try new cuisines with his friends.