Akila Sridhar

Akila Sridhar is a Deputy Editor for Scientific Reports at Springer Nature.

She joined the publishing industry and Springer Nature as a Manuscript Editor for the BMC Series Journals in September 2018. She had over 11 years of academic research experience prior to the move to publishing with her most recent being an EMBO Post-doctoral Fellow in Portugal working on molecular and cell biological questions addressing cancer initiation and sustenance.

She has been part of two cohorts of the STM mentoring programme and is passionate about championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in publishing.