Suzianti Iskandar Vijaya is in the Research Development Division at Leave a Nest Malaysia. Her research focuses on molecular genetics, plant microbiology, and biomaterial research. Her main interests are agriculture crops disease diagnostics and molecular characterization, plant microbiome studies, as well as synthesis of new biomaterials from agricultural waste. She was the Monbukagakusho (MEXT) scholarship recipient for her Ph.D. study at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (2018). She obtained her Master in Plant Pathology in 2014 from Universiti Sains Malaysia under the postgraduate fellowship awarded by the university. Her deep interest in agriculture R&D drives her to challenge herself in solving problems towards advancing technology in Malaysia’s agriculture sector. She believes that Leave a Nest is the right platform for her to learn new skills, outgrow her limits, and achieve her goals. Staying true to Leave a Nest’s philosophy, she wants to utilize her skills and experience to bring global happiness by advancing through science and technology.