Dr Amita Bansal is an academic scientist/lecturer/passionate science advocate. Dr Bansal graduated with a BSc (first class honours) in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland (2009). Following which she completed her PhD training in Biomedicine from the University of Auckland, New Zealand (2014), and Postdoctoral fellowship in transgenerational inheritance and islet biology from the University of Pennsylvania, USA (2019). She has won multiple national and international awards (few listed below). She is actively involved in peer review roles for journals such as Diabetologia, Endocrinology and Scientific Reports, and is appointed as an Associated Editor of the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (JDOHaD), Editorial Board Member of Frontiers in Endocrinology, and Publication Core Committee Member of the International Endocrine Society.