Ayesha Rashid is a Senior Life Science Journalist at Xtalks where she covers the latest news stories in the life sciences and writes informative blogs on topics including drug development, company profiles and HR content pertaining to the pharma and biotech industries. Ayesha obtained an MSc in Cancer & Genetics from McMaster University and a PhD in Medical Biophysics from the University of Toronto. She has presented her research at international conferences and published several peer-reviewed papers. Ayesha has always been an avid writer and has a keen interest in science communication. She enjoys nature, travel, writing poetry, exploring human stories and Toronto Raptors basketball.