Annesha Dutta, Specialist-Quality Operations, Novartis Hyderabad, brings extensive experience from pharmaceutical Quality Control and Assurance roles, emphasising curiosity-driven transitions and the value of seizing diverse opportunities within the healthcare industry. Annesha also shares advice and resources for master's and PhD students who want to transition into an industry role.
Anita Mary George, a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence fellow, Stony Brook University, New York, shares insights into her current research, focusing on investigating sponge microbiomes and metagenomics. In this interview, Anita takes us on an unconventional journey through her experiences as a marine biologist and offers invaluable guidance to aspiring women scientists.
In the second article as part of community voices for international grants and fellowships, Savneet talks about the impact of an international collaboration early on during her independent research career and how it turned out to be an invaluable mentoring experience too.