Faiza earned her M.B.B.S. degree from Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan in 2012. She gained experience in the fields of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Plastic Surgery at Civil hospital, Karachi. She joined Prof Pan Research group in Fall 2015 as a visiting scholar at University of Illinois. Her research interest involves targeted gene therapy combating carcinomas as well as developing novel strategies to improve cancer diagnostics. At leisure, she enjoys listening to music and spending time with family.