Sarika completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Pune University, India in 2003. She then moved to Perth, Western Australia to pursue Master of Pharmacy and PhD. She received the Australian postgraduate award to carry out her Doctoral studies. Sarika obtained her PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2010 from Curtin University, Perth. She has worked in both academia and industry during and after completing her postgraduate studies. Before joining Dermcare-Vet she was a Lecturer and coordinator for Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical formulation at School of Pharmacy, Curtin University. She has also worked as a Transdermal research officer at OBJ Ltd, a Perth based Biotech Company to develop and better understand the mechanism of action of two active skin delivery platforms, Dermaportation and ETP. Her research areas of interest are transdermal and topical drug delivery and formulation development. In her current position as the Formulation Development Manager, she is responsible for the research, planning, preparing formulations and performing experimentation and trials towards the successful registration of new dermatological products for veterinary use.