Programme Manager for the HBMS funded Cancer ImmunoTherapy Imaging (CITI) Programme
Dr. Lakshmi Ramachandran works at Duke-NUS Medical School as the Programme Manager for the HBMS funded Cancer ImmunoTherapy Imaging (CITI) Programme, a national initiative involving 12 partner organisations across Singapore. At the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, Lakshmi has also been supporting the design and execution of the Women in Science Career Advancement Programme (WinS-CAP). Her 15 years professional career in science broadly spans early drug discovery, science communications and research programme management. Lakshmi was a speaker at the Gender Summit 10 (GS10) held in Tokyo in May 2017 and also at the GS15 held in London in June 2018 . Influenced by the value and global impact of the Gender Summit, she is the co-organiser of Gender Summit Asia Pacific, 2019 (GS16), to be hosted in Singapore in August 2019.Lakshmi is affiliated with the STEM Advocacy Institute, Boston, USA, as a senior program specialist. She is also an inspirational keynote speaker and an author.