Smita has a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in the field of Cancer Biology. After exploring industry for couple of years, she moved into the field of scientific management. With her keen interest in management, ability to communicate, she played a key role in establishing the business and processes at C-CAMP, Bangalore. She also has experience working as a research analyst with a digital content organization. She is deeply motivated to take the activities of IndiaBioscience to all possible corners of the country and make a strong knit network of Indian life science researchers and professionals. She is passionate about 'Careers in Science', 'Mentoring', and developing courses for 'professional development'.
Smita is a recipient of #IRMI Research Management Grant of India Alliance. She is also a nominated member of the review group for the programmes and activities of NSTC, DST, GoI and an invited member of the committee set up by DST, Govt of Rajasthan for the welfare of Women in Science
smita [at] indiabioscience [dot] org