Saniya Pendharkar has obtained M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru in 2018. She secured a Post-graduate Diploma in Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics under the aegis of Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme (BiSEP), Government of Karnataka from the Oxford College of Science, Bengaluru in 2019. She completed six months of Industry Internship in the laboratory of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bangalore during April-October 2019, where she was trained in the handling of protein extractions, and Western blot-based analysis. At CSBMM, she is working towards establishing tumoroids from tumor cell lines of lung cancer.