Shabnam Mohandessi is the cofounder and Director of Assay Development of SELFA Inc. which is developing a label-free, multiplex, and ultrasensitive sample-to-answer biosensor for early detection of infectious diseases and cancers from bodily fluids. Shabnam holds a B.S. in Chemistry, M.S. in Organic Chemistry, and Ph.D. in Biochemistry. She was a NIH postdoctoral fellow at UCLA Medical School before joining SELFA. She is joined by team members, CEO Ira Deyhimy and Director of Technology Kaveh Shoorideh.