I have a master's degree in medical biochemistry with human anatomy & physiology and a Ph.D. in biochemistry. Currenlty I am working as a tenured Associate Professor at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM), A.T.Still University, Kirksville, Missouri, USA. I am teaching medical biochemistry to medical, dental and master's in biomedical sciences students. Apart from teaching, I also mentor medical and master's students in research. I am interested in studying the effect of sex steroids on cancer and I am using melanoma as a model system.