Neha Rana is a Postbaccalaureate Fellow in the Larson lab in the Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression at the National Cancer Institute. She received her B.A. in Global Public Health from the University of Virginia in 2023. During undergrad, she worked as a Research Fellow at the Harvard Medical School Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change. She additionally worked in a cancer biology laboratory at the University of Virginia Department of Hematology/Oncology, where she studied acute myeloid leukemia (AML). In the Larson lab, she will be investigating the role of splicing factor mutation U2AF1-S34F in myeloid malignancies and determining actionable targets via gene editing approaches.