Dr. Qamra is an experienced biochemist with expertise in protein structure-function analysis and higher education. She received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in India, followed by postdoctoral research in Singapore and New York. Dr. Qamra has over 15yrs of experience in higher education and is passionate about sharing her love of Biochemistry with undergraduates. She was recently awarded the NYU Teaching Innovation Award for her contributions to student learning and engagement. She is an active Proud-to-be-First advocate and is passionate about creating an inclusive and enjoyable learning environment in the classroom and outside.