Dr. Shahana Sharmin joined the Department of Pharmacy, BRAC University as a Lecturer on February 2011. Ms.Sharmin completed her PhD in Microbiology from University of Dhaka and has completed her M Pharm and B Pharm programs from the same institute, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2006 and 2005, respectively. Prior to join in Brac University she has gained more than 3 years of Pharmaceutical Industrial experiences on formulation and validation and manufacturing of bulk drug. Soon after graduation she has joined as a Development pharmacist in Product development department in Eskayef pharmaceutical limited and worked there for 2 years then she joined in the Product development department in Novartis Bangladesh Limited, a reputed multinational pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh and worked there for 1.5 years as well. She was awarded the Bangladesh Post-Graduate Research Fellowship of Ministry of National Science Government to pursue her PhD programs.