Dr. Biana Godin earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences focusing on lipid nanocarriers from the Hebrew University in 2006 and completed her postdoctoral training in the field of Nanomedicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in 2010. In 2010, Dr. Godin joined as a faculty at the Department of Nanomedicine at Houston Methodist Research Institute. She also holds adjunct positions at the University of Houston and University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston. Research in Dr. Godin's lab, largely funded by federal and foundation grants, focuses on developing physiologically relevant in vitro and in vivo disease models and exploiting physical and biological mechanisms to improve currently available therapeutic options in oncology and obstetrics. Dr. Godin has more than 200 scientific publications, received multiple federal and foundation-based grants and participated in multiple national and international grant review panels.