Dr. Madhusmita Mishra holds a PhD and has more than 7 years of experience in academic and industrial Research and Development. She has extensive experience in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Analytical Instrumentation and associated Data Stations, and Data Analysis. Her doctoral work covered both aerobic and anaerobic microbiology along with wide applications of molecular biology tools. As a postdoctoral fellow, she worked in field of development of microdevices for health diagnostics, a project funded by Grand Challenges Canada (GCC). Dr. Mishra has also worked as Analytical Researcher in one of the major oil companies, Shell Technology India Market Private Ltd. Her recent role as experimentalist at Shell involves project designing and implementation of analytical instrumentation for characterization of crude oil and its products.