Dr. Pham Bao Yen graduated with a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2004 and received her PhD degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Enzymology from the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009. She finished her postdoctoral training in 2011 at the same institution working on molecular evolution of the tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase. Since September 2011, she has been working at the Key Laboratory of Enzyme and Protein Techlology (KLEPT) of the College of Science, VNU Hanoi. Dr. Pham worked on various research projects including one involving nanomaterials used in biomedical field. Her most recent grants focus on the detection of genetic mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) patients and the production of several recombinant enzymes essential for Helicobater pylori survival and colonization for screening of novel antibacterial drugs.