Shabnam Syeed recently completed her B. Sc. from BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in Biotechnology. The topic of her undergraduate thesis was “Determination of the Prevalence and Virulence Properties of Aerobic Endospore-forming Bacteria Isolated from Commercial Packaged Foods in Dhaka City”. Currently, Shabnam is working as a research intern at institute for developing Science and Health initiatives (ideSHi). When it comes to future studies, she is deeply interested in genetic disorders, bioinformatics, molecular biology, infectious diseases and genetic engineering. In the long term, she aims to broaden her knowledge and skills through participating in various projects, and hopes to one day be able to contribute to her field of work.