Dental Student at University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Class of 2023
Basant graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s degree in Science, major of Molecular and Cell Biology in 2019. Before moving to the US, she lived in Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Egypt. During her senior year of undergrad, she took a class that inspired her to dive further into the study of Arabic and Islamic literature. She developed a special interest in researching Islamic Medieval Medicine, especially with her intent to pursue a career in the healthcare field. She is in charge of manuscript acquisition and participates in the Canon weekly readings.