LS Shashidhara is currently a Distinguished Professor of Biology at Ashoka University and is on lien from IISER Pune. He was recently elected the President of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS). In this interview with IndiaBioscience, he discusses IUBS’s activities and the need for scientists to collaborate on a global level to address the pressing problems of the day.
Richard Losick, professor of biology at Harvard University and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) professor, is as passionate about teaching and mentoring young students as he is about science and research. Friendly and approachable, he readily agreed to chat with IndiaBioscience about his varied interests.