Mihaela Pupavac, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Scientific Strategist

Mihaela has over 10 years of experience in scientific research. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Human Genetics from McGill University. Her research background is in the identification of genetic variants that cause rare diseases using NGS approaches. She has contributed to writing 11 peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals, including Nature Communications.

Mihaela has always had an interest in making science more approachable and communicating scientific concepts to different audiences. Before joining Supreme, she worked in medical education as well as with non-profit science outreach organizations.

Favorite Places

  • Rose gardens
  • Lika, Croatia
  • Around my family
  • Italy


  • Hiking
  • Documentaries
  • French pastries
  • Yoga