Payal Roychoudhury recently joined Maxcyte Inc as a Field Application Specialist. Prior to joining our team, she worked as an FAS for ThermoFisher Scientific (UK) where she covered their bioproduction portfolio for UK/ Ireland/ Scandinavia/ Israel/ Middle East/ Egypt and Africa. While at ThermoFisher she successfully completed her Executive MBA from Henley Business School (Uni of Reading). Before Thermo she worked as a Lead Scientist at Lonza Biologics supporting their R &D facility in Slough UK and as a Senior Cell Culture Scientist at AstraZeneca (Sweden). At AZ, she received the major industry award (AZ Dragon's Den) for her proposal on automation platform for bioprocesses, which was adopted as a benchmarking method in the manufacturing of fermentation processes. She has PhD in Fermentation and Bioprocessing from Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland.