Dr. Sheila Sait joined the staff of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in 1988. She earned her doctoral degree in Cancer Genetics at Bangalore University, Bangalore, India (1985). She did postdoctoral fellowships both at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and at the Genetics Center of Southwest Biomedical Research Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Sait has faculty appointments in the Department of Cancer Pathology and Prevention at the State University of New York at Buffalo and at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. She holds a Certificate of Qualification, to serve as Director of a Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory in New York State. Dr. Sait has also been a mentor to high school students, college students and pathology residents.
Dr. Sait's research interests include leukemia and lymphomas and chromosomal analysis of solid tumors. She is a member of the American Society of Human Genetics and has authored or co-authored over 201 publications, book chapters and abstracts.