Shivani Krishna is an Assistant Professor at Ashoka University, Sonipat. She is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) chosen to attend YIM 2020 at Mahabalipuram. In this invited article, she discusses her experience working with undergraduate students at a liberal arts University, and the unique challenges and advantages that such a system offers to researchers.
Ujjaini Dasgupta is an Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Integrative Sciences and Health, Amity University, Haryana. She is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) selected to attend YIM 2020. In this invited article, she writes about her experience of returning to active research after spending six years in a different field.
Amit Lahiri is a Senior Scientist at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow. He is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) selected to attend YIM 2020. In this invited article, he writes about the need for a researcher who has recently set up his/her lab to balance benchwork with other necessary activities such as writing grants, teaching, and administrative work.
G Velmurugan is a scientist in the KMCH Research Foundation affiliated with Kovai Medical Center & Hospital, Coimbatore. He is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) selected for YIM 2020. In this invited article, he writes about the various unique aspects of doing science in a hospital instead of a research institute.
Vivek Borse is a DST-INSPIRE faculty fellow at the Centre for Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He is one of the researchers selected to attend YIM 2020 as a Young Investigator(YI). In this invited article, he writes about some strategies to speed up the process of getting started after joining an Institute as new faculty.