BUDDHINI SAMARASINGHE is a molecular biologist, with experience in cancer research.
She is the author of a series of articles on Scientific American, titled "The Hallmarks of Cancer" which explains the molecular mechanisms that underlie cancer development. She completed her PhD at the University of Glasgow, UK and then recently completed a postdoctoral position at the University of Hawaii. She is also involved in science outreach through broadcasts on YouTube and other social media sites, including Facebook and Google+. Follow on Twitter @DrHalfPintBuddy.