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.
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.