YIM2021 | Panel Discussion | Building a Research Group

Young Investigators' Meeting 2021

Join the Panel Discussion Building a Research Group’ of day 2 at the Young Investigators’ Meeting 2021.

YIM 2021 was a 3‑day virtual meeting, which aimed to provide an opportunity for a larger cohort of participants to experience all the flavors and components that a traditional YIM meeting offers. Here, eminent researchers and administrators invited as mentors and speakers shared their experiences in building a career in scientific research.

YIM 2021 | Day 2; Panel Discussion- Building a Research Group


Bodhisatta Nandy, IISER Berhampur
Deepa Agashe, NCBS
Roop Mallik, IIT Bombay
Urmila Kulkarni-Kale, SPPU, Pune
Moderator: Imroze Khan, Ashoka University


00:00 — Welcome & Introduction

03:27 — Diverse challenges of starting a group

08:39 — Importance of research vision & mentoring

15:18 — Challenges in Research Institutes vs University Ecosystem

23:56 — Journey from a young lab to established lab

28:52 — How to maintain a balance between the productivity

31:58 — Q & A

58:10 — Closure