Sahadev Shankarappa is an Assistant Professor at Amrita Center for Nanoscience and Molecular Medicine, in Kochi, Kerala. He attended YIM 2017 as a YI. In this invited post, he talks about his journey from being a medical doctor to a full-time researcher.
Vijay Kothari is a faculty member at Institute of Science, Nirma University. He attended YIM 2013 as a YI. In this invited piece, he writes about the challenges faced by university-based researchers.
Ravi Vijayvargia is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. He attended YIM 2014 as a YI. In this invited piece he talks about his experiences as a teacher-researcher in an Indian University.
Sonam Mehrotra is a Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellow at Tata Memorial Centre - ACTREC. She attended YIM 2017 as a YI. In this invited piece she talks about getting her research career back on track after a two-year break from work.
N Rajendra Prasad is an Assistant Professor at Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Annamalai University. He attended YIM 2012 as a YI. In this guest post, he shares his thoughts on the open-laboratory system.