Prof. Sanyal is one of the founders of RS Research, and serves as Chief Science Officer of the company. Prof. Sanyal’s academic research provides the solid science behind RS Research. She received L’Oréal Turkey for Women in Science award in 2007, Novartis Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry Drug Design award in 2008 and Turkish National Academy of Sciences Young Investigator award in 2012. She is an inventor or co-inventor on 26 issued patents or pending applications. Since 2013, she is the director of the Center for Life Sciences and Technologies, an international center of excellence, at Bogazici University. Prof. Sanyal is a chemical engineer by training and holds a PhD degree in chemistry from Boston University, followed by an extensive experience as a medicinal chemist at Amgen Inc.