Sakshi Parate has obtained M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology from The Oxford College of Science, 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. She completed six months of Industry Internship in BigTec Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore during Apr - Oct, 2019, where she was trained in the field of molecular diagnostics, handling of nucleic acid extractions, and qPCR-based analysis. At CSBMM, she is working towards developing ex vivo drug testing platforms for personalized therapy.