Swagatama Mukherjee, a research student at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, is studying Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) derived from Glioblastoma (GBM), an incredibly aggressive brain tumour. In this opinion article, Swagatama talks about her research and the untapped potential of EVs, which holds great promise for scientific advancements and understanding various diseases.
Karishma S Kaushik returned to India in 2018 as a Ramalingaswami fellow to start her independent research group at Savitribai Phule Pune University. Now, as a fifth-year faculty fellow in the Indian science ecosystem, in this article, she shares specific considerations to enable colleagues in navigating this professional opportunity.
The year 2022 was a time of gravitating towards the familiar and navigating the coexistence of in-person and virtual interactions. For IndiaBioscience, this year was full of new initiatives and collaborations, as well as the opportunity to reach out to diverse digital communities. In this article, Shantala Hari Dass, Executive Director, IndiaBioscience, reflects on what this year has meant for IndiaBioscience.
In the journey towards a PhD degree, a research scholar develops not only subject knowledge and technical skills, but also a number of other skills that can be valuable for a wide range of career paths. This article showcases some of these 'transferable' skills.
Today, one need not physically visit a library and take down notes on sheaves of paper (which are apt to fly about or clutter one’s workspace!). Various online tools and software applications (apps) have made our lives easier, especially the many helpful apps for researchers.
(This article was first published by Researcher.Life, Cactus Communications.)