Dr Karishma Sachaphibulkij
Dr Karishma Sachaphibulkij obtained her bachelor's degree from The University of Texas at Austin, USA in 2004 in Genetics and Biotechnology. Following that she joined A*STAR at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore, as a Lab Officer in the Gastric Cancer Lab and then joined the ROS and Apoptosis Lab at the National University of Singapore as a Research Assistant. Dr Sachaphibulkij decided to further her education in the biomedical field and obtained her PhD in Cancer metabolism from Griffith University Gold Coast, Australia in 2016. She then joined the Department of Physiology and the Immunology Programme as a Post-doctoral Fellow at the National University of Singapore and is currently a member of the Inflammation and Cancer Lab since 2016.
Dr Sachaphibulkij's research focuses on the role of immunotherapy in cancer, as well as the role of stress in the occurrence, growth and spread of breast cancer.
In her spare time she loves to go on fun hiking trails, relax at the beach, and draw/sketch.