Dr. Shivani Sharma

Dr. Shivani Sharma

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences DBIB
Review Branch:
Bioengineering, Biodata, and Biomodeling Technologies BBBT
Study Section:
Biomaterials and Biointerfaces BMBI

Dr. Shivani Sharma received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and completed her post-doctoral training at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Sharma brings over 15 years of research and development experience encompassing bioengineering and nanomedicine, including as Principal Investigator on federal, non-federal, and international research programs at the University of California Los Angeles. She served as Associate Director and Senior Scientist at the NanoPico Characterization Laboratory at California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California Los Angeles, where she provided strategic, scientific, and technical direction on multiple research initiatives with public/private research institutions, medical and dental schools, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies. She made noted contributions in areas of nanoscale biology and extracellular vesicles. A TEDx speaker and founding member of the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles, she published over 45 peer-reviewed articles, served on multiple scientific groups, and was an editorial board member of international journals.