Though still early in her career, Saswati has her eyes set firmly on the future. From her enthusiasm for AI to her admiration for the developments in spatial transcriptomics, her forward-thinking attitude is clear. Saswati is also interested in ethical dilemmas in the laboratory and how these need to be addressed to achieve better patient care. It’s her opinion that soon, biosafety, pandemic preparedness, and crisis management will all take center stage in the field. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical College and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Central Health, India.