I am a Ph.D. candidate in Microbiology👩🏻🔬. I work in a research lab🔬🧪🦠🧬. I enjoy science and research and talking about it. Outside lab, I enjoy traveling, doing fun things with my husband, catching up with my friends, and boba!
My pronouns are:
I work with Bacteria! My research work focuses on understanding factors that are important for Chlamydia growth and eventually its disease-causing ability.
My Typical Day:
Every day is different! But mostly my I go to the lab, work on my experiments and other science-y stuff! In the evenings I catch up with my friends and my family!
What I'd do with the prize money:
I am not sure- but do I enjoy science and talking about science and different science fields- so maybe like a science informational venture with one of the organizations, I’m involved with!
Ph.D. – University of Kansas, Lawrence,USA
M.S.- Manipal University,Manipal, India
B.S- University of Calcutta,Kolkata, Inda
Graduate student or Ph.D. candidate and Graduate Teaching assisstant
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
science-nerd, social-birdie, globe-trotter
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Graduate school- both Masters and my PhD
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
My parents and my love for biology
What was your favorite subject at school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Never! I was a BIG nerd!
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
Something in fashion or event management
Who is your favorite singer or band?
What's your favorite food?
Mostly everything that my mom or husband cooks!
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Travelled around the world, made amazing friends
Tell us a joke.
I'm hilarious! :P