Lakshani Perera

Scientist, AEI

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Dream Big!

What do you do?

I’m working in the development of cell based therapeutics for Type I diabetes

Why did you choose this field?

I always wanted to pursue my higher studies in Chemistry and Molecular Biology. Being curious since my childhood I enjoyed exploring things, finding answers and thinking outside of the box.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

Earning a PhD in Molecular Biology

Why do you love working in STEM?

Everyday is a challenge and I’m looking forward to learn something new.

Best advice for next generation?

Dream Big !

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

Small living and high thinking

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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