Shalini A Muralidhar, Ph.D. graduated with a M.S in Microbiology from India in 2000. In 2002 she moved to the US and joined the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas to pursue her 2nd M.S. degree in 2005 as well as a PhD degree in Molecular and Cell Biology (2010). Following graduation, she joined the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas as a postdoctoral fellow. During the fellowship, she was a T32 training grant recipient and received postdoctoral fellowship award from American Heart Association for research on heart regeneration. Her research has lead to multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature (Impact factor – 43) and Cell (impact factor-34) to name a few. She has since presented her research in many national conferences such as American Society of Hematology (in 2008 and 2009), and American Heart Association (in 2013 and 2014). In January of 2015 she joined RTL as Associate Medical Director and since been engaging in clinical investigation, research, production, technical writing and other related activities for mycotoxin testings’ and toxic fungi that produce these toxins for the Research and Development Department.