A first generation entrepreneur, Florida heads Biozone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a Biosciences start-up enterprise based out of Chennai. She received a Post Graduate honors degree in Plant Biology and qualified as a Master of Philosophy in Plant Genetics from the University of Madras. Her doctoral research was in the field of Plant Molecular biology and Cancer targeted phytotherapy. She has nearly 25 years of industrial research and academic experience in the field of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. Over the years, she has been invited to give lectures and create awareness in Biotechnology at various academic institutions like SRM University, Vels University, SSN College of engineering, VIT University, Loyola College, Alpha College, Sree Balaji Medical College, Saveetha Dental College, GRD College among others. Her pioneering efforts in educating and simplifying research in the field of Biotechnology have gained statewide recognition and acclaim.