Dr. Kumitaa Theva Das

When Dr Kumitaa is free, she can be found in the lab supervising and conducting research herself. It is the place where she, with her forbearance and precision, had brought her humanitarian passion into reality.

Dr. kumitaa theva das

Geneticist, Viral and Infectious Disease Researcher

Dr. Kumitaa is a geneticist and a senior lecturer at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Having the passion and fondness in regards to the manipulation of genes, she s actively involved in projects and researches such as the latest genome editing tool, CRISPR, which aims to correct deasease-causing mutations. Dr. Kumitaa wihses to share how CRISPR will change and transform the world, especially in the field of medicine. With the vast realization of the benefits brought by this revolutionary breakthrough, there are hopes that CRISPR is catching on and bound to be practiced in Malaysia in near future.

When Dr. Kumitaa is free, she can be found in the lab supervising and conducting research herself. It is the place where she, with her forbearance and precision, had brought her humanitarian passion into reality - aiming to bring benefits in saving humankind. Not all heroes wear capes, they sometimes wear lab coats too!

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