Sonia Yadav has completed her Master’s at University College Dublin, Ireland and Bachelor’s degree at Amity University, India. She is a Bioassay Development Scientist at MiCRA Biodiagnostics (an Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway). She is currently working on the development & optimization of bioassay methods within a DPTC project for Bacillus cereus spores. Previously, she has worked in the Quality Department of Perfetti Van Melle, where she performed food shelf-life studies and microbial analysis. Her R&D project experience at NEHU involved work on Hsp70 protein, analytical biochemical techniques and immunoassay.