Dr. Sarah Lastakchi , BSc (Hons.), Ph.D

Application Development Scientist

About Dr. Sarah Lastakchi

Dr. Sarah Lastakchi is an Application Development Scientist based in Malvern Panalytical’s UK headquarters office. She specializes in R&D product development and has been working on laser diffraction equipment. With over 6 years of experience in scientific research and product development from pharmaceutical to software applications, Sarah’s work ensures that our solutions help you to achieve better results faster and with less effort.

When she is not working Sarah enjoys the simple pleasures of life – spending cherished moments with family and friends, especially when the weather is just right!

Dr. Sarah Lastakchi

Career pathway

Dr. Sarah Lastakchi joined Malvern Panalytical in 2021. Prior to joining the company, Sarah was working in the pharmaceutical sector. She earned her Ph.D from the University of Birmingham, where she worked with Prof. Christopher McConville on finding treatment for Glioblastoma brain tumour. 

During her early career, Sarah spent lots of time burdened with inefficient processes and techniques within the scientific environment. She is now committed to finding simpler ways for scientists to make discoveries.

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Expert journals

Dr. Lastakchi has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications: