Upasana is currently working as Research Associate in Dr. Wishart's group. She is working on development of metabolite based diagnostic tool, for point of care detection of cancer.
Upasana has received her PhD in Biotechnology from National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. She worked as Senior Scientist in Advinus therapeutics Ltd. (A Tata enterprises) focused on area of drug discovery and drug development. She has been moved to Edmonton in 2011 for her post-doctoral studies in University of Alberta (ECERF). Her post-doctoral research was focused on invention of Bio-sensors for detection of pathogens in food and water.