Porntip Potirat received her B.Sc. (Medical Technology) with first class honours from Mahidol University in 2011. With her passion in Science, she decided to undertake a position as a research assistant at the SiSCR for two years. Her work focused on generation of patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for cell therapy and disease modeling, and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to specific lineages. In 2013, she decided to pursue her Ph.D. study at the SiSCR laboratory, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University.