Lab Manager

Asmita completed a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India, where she received a full scholarship from the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India. For her Ph.D., she worked with Profs. Anas El-Aneed and Ildiko Badea at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan. Her Ph.D. research focused on lipid-based drug delivery and analytical mass spectrometry. She received several awards such as the Dr. Roger Rimmer Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, Pharmacy and Nutrition Graduate Research Fellowship, Pharmacy and Nutrition Graduate Student Scholarship, and the NATO Advanced Study Institute Travel Award during her Ph.D. program. Asmita joined the Soma Lab in 2022.