Assistant Director of Postdoctoral Affairs
B.Sc., Biotechnology, University College London
Ph.D., Biochemistry, National University of Singapore
Rashmi Raj, Ph.D., is the Assistant Director of Postdoctoral Affairs at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. She joined the institute in 2022.
Raj, originally from Singapore, completed her B.Sc. in biotechnology at University College London before returning to Singapore to earn her Ph.D. in biochemistry in the lab of Yew Wen, Ph.D, at the National University of Singapore. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University in the Chemical and Biological Engineering department under Keith Tyo, Ph.D. While at Northwestern, Raj held several leadership positions with the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Association and the Postdoc Academy, focusing on postdoc professional development.
In her current role, Raj oversees postdoctoral training standards, resources and support services, and postdoctoral program development. Her passion for helping postdocs nationwide led to her appointment as an International Officer with the National Postdoctoral Association.