Previous YI Huddles

For those who missed the Huddle, or want to watch it again, all previous YI Huddle sessions can be found here.

YI Huddle 1: Starting out: Going from Research Project to Research Program

Date & Time - 26 May 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 IST. 

Guests and Interlocutor

Anindita Bhadra (IISER Kolkata), Durba Sengupta (CSIR-NCL, Pune), and Rohan Khadilkar (ACTREC, Mumbai)

Find the YouTube video here.

YI Huddle 2: Beyond the sanction order: Understanding Research Grants and Diverse Funding Sources

Date & Time - 23 June 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 IST.

Guest and Interlocutor

Vandana Gambhir (IISER Pune) and Karishma S Kaushik (IndiaBioscience)

Find the YouTube video here.

YI Huddle 3: To be noted: Research Documentation and Reproducibility for YIs

Date & Time - 28 July 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 IST.

Guest and Interlocutor

Bernd Pulverer (EMBO) and Divya P Kumar (JSS Medical College, Mysore)

You can find the YouTube video here.


YI Huddle 4: Publish, but don't Perish: Navigating Academic Publishing for YIs

Date & Time - 25 August 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 IST.

Guest and Interlocutor

Tapasya S (Delhi University) with Moumita Koley (DST-CPR, IISc) and Vinita Gowda (IISER Bhopal)

You can find the YouTube video here.

YI Huddle 5: Like it or Not: Digital Networking for YIs

Date & Time - 29 September 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 IST.

Guest and Interlocutor

Jen Heemstra (Washington University at St.Louis) with Manu Awasthi (Ashoka University)

You can find the YouTube video here.


YI Huddle 6 : Mentoring 101: Building a positive lab culture

Date — 20 October 2023

Time — 16:00 to 17:00 IST

Guest speaker: Abhijit Majumder, IIT Bombay

Interlocutor: Samatha Mathew, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram

You can find the YouTube video here

YI Huddle 7: A lab beyond the lab: How can YIs leverage common research infrastructure and incubation parks in India?

Date — 24 November 2023

Time — 16:00 to 17:00 IST

Guest: V Premnath, NCL-Innovation Park, Pune

Interlocutor: Vishal Bhardwaj, C‑CAMP, Bangalore

You can find the YouTube video here.

YI Huddle 8 : Scientist-Founders: Building Industry Collaborations and Partnerships

Date — 13 December 2023

Time — 16:00 to 17:00 IST

Guest: Amitabha Bandyopadhyay, IIT Kanpur and Praveen Vemula , inStem Bengaluru

Interlocutor: Bilal Mir, Kashmir University, Srinagar and Karishma Kaushik, IndiaBioscience

Incase you missed watching it live, watch it here : http://​bit​.ly/​Y​I​H​u​ddle8



YI Huddle 9 : Building clinical collaborations: More than samples and datasets

Date — 19 January 2024

Time- 16:00 to 17:00 IST

Guests: SS Meera (NIMHANS) and Nikita Mehra (Adyar Cancer Institute)

Interlocutor: Madhura Kulkarni (Prashanti Cancer Care, Pune)

You can find the YouTube video here.

YI Huddle 10 : Going full circle: The how and why of public engagement, citizen science, and outreach


Date: 16 January 2024

Time- 16:00 to 17:00 IST

Guests: Sarah Iqbal (FAST India) and Arnab Bhattacharya (TIFR, Mumbai)

Interlocutor: Mayuri Rege (HBCSE, TIFR)

You can find the YouTube video here.