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.
A de facto consideration among scientists is that a research project is not ‘finished’ until it is published in a scientific journal. However, with the spectrum of journals available, each with its own standards, expectations and targeted readers, choosing the ‘right’ journal for publishing the work is a skill in itself. Developing this skill is necessary to save time and avoid (too many) rejections. In this article, Divya Singh Tapaswi offers some tips for honing this skill and narrowing down the choices, based on her own experiences. What is your approach to choosing a journal?
Disciplinary barriers and a pronounced lack of awareness regarding social issues hamper the holistic progress of science in many ways. In this article, Ritika Mukherji discusses how science truly blossoms without blinkers, when the walls between disciplines fall, gleaning lessons from an interdisciplinary dialogue on diversity.