The annual Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) brings together
exceptional young scientists, senior scientists, heads of institutes,
and representatives from funding agencies for 3 days of discussions and
interactions focusing on science and careers in a broad range of
disciplines of biology. The program features illuminating seminars,
posters and panel discussions that focus on a wide variety of topics
ranging from choosing the right research problem, publishing, personnel
management, funding opportunities and mentorship.
YIM 2016, hosted by the Regional Center for Biotechnology (RCB), and IndiaBioscience, NCBS, had a diverse assortment of research talks, which would enable the participants to absorb the best of all forms of biology. Eminent researchers were invited to be mentors and speakers, focusing on computational biology, evolution, cell division, membrane dynamics, microfluidics, virology, molecular signaling and translational medicine.