Mitasha Palha graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at Lehman College in May 2018.
In addition to being a Macaulay Honors Scholar, she is also a Horace W. Goldsmith Scholar, Dream US scholarship Recipient, and Phi Beta Kappa honoree. She has also presented her research at several conferences, including the ACS National Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, LA and Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium in Houston, TX.
Mitasha is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. Program in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in hopes to pursue a career in Research and Development in the Biopharmaceutical Industry.
Mitasha worked with us on the synthesis of tri-peptide scaffolds towards the development of radiopharmaceuticals and developing colorimetric techniques for the analysis of soil from the U.S. and Poland.