Shubha Tole is a Professor of Neurobiology at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. She spoke to IndiaBioscience about her research and her interest in science outreach.
The European Molecular Biology Organisation has inducted Arun Shukla as one of the researchers in its Young Investigators Program, 2017. He talks to IndiaBioscience about the award and the research opportunities that it opens up.
IndiaBioscience board member Ron Vale, shares how the Young Investigator Meeting came into being and some thoughts on why India should adopt a research model different from the west to be able to do research that is truly relevant to India.
Hope for Bengaluru’s frothing and fire-spewing lakes as studies show sustainable ways of managing the sewage discharged into the lakes
Vidya, an educator at Bhavan's Vivekanand College, Hyderabad presents a fresh perspective on what activities constitute "research". She advocates that not all research requires lab work, expensive reagents and high end instruments.
The concept of meiosis can be taught at multiple levels for a holistic understanding. Wright et al discuss three such levels, forming the vertices of the Johnstone's triangle.
In a recently published study, Sridharan et al. developed a model that explains why it is that when superior colliculus in the brain goes offline, that the ability to use incoming sensory information to make behavioural decisions is severely compromised.
A group of scientists—past and present members of Evolutionary and Organismal Biology Unit of JNCASR—get vocal about a conceptual debate in evolutionary biology.
India has tremendous potential and can contribute in a variety of ways to research in circuit neuroscience, writes Arnab Barik, postdoctoral researcher at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA.
Pedagogical training, while a must for school teachers, is not so for college and university faculty. What options are available for interested college faculty to enhance their teaching skills - Sushama Yermal discusses..
Perspective on combining teaching and research in Indian academic institutions: the need of the hour
A report from the recently held 10th Young Investigators' Meeting at Thiruvananthapuram.
In an interesting and entertaining talk today at YIM 2017, Aravind Rengan, an assistant professor at IIT Hyderabad, talked about his research. Below are excerpts from an subsequent interview with IndiaBioscience.
Gitanjali Yadav is a Scientist at the National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi. She is also a Lecturer at the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, as one of the first appointees of a Joint Deputation Program between India and the U.K. She attended YIM 2016 as a Young Investigator. In this invited piece, she talks about the perennial hurdle of getting, and sustaining funds for research.
Anindita Bhadra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Science, IISER, Kolkata. She attended YIM 2015 as a YI. In this invited post she writes about her long-drawn struggle to get a permanent faculty position at her institute.