Priyanka Singh is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jodhpur. In this invited piece, she writes about the lessons from her experience regarding the different support systems that allow science to prosper.
Roop Mallik is a Professor at Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai. He attended YIM 2011 as a YI. In this invited piece, he writes about dealing with self-doubt as a young PI.