Climate change, propelled by human activities, presents a substantial threat to insect populations worldwide, impacting their behavior, fitness, and distribution. Subhash Rajpurohit and his research group at Ahmedabad University, Gujarat, emphasises the vulnerability of ectothermic insects to fluctuating temperatures and humidity levels. His lab's work offers insights into the intricate relationship between environmental stress, dehydration, and insect reproductive success within the context of climate change.
The fifth Regional Young Investigators’ Meeting (RYIM) 2023-2024 took place at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Rajasthan from 18 to 20 January 2024. In spite of the freezing cold and foggy weather, the meeting saw a large number of attendees including mentors, young investigators, and students from all parts of the country. In this article, Rohini Karandikar shares her experience at the RYIM.
IndiaBioscience has recently launched a nationwide survey to assess the current status of independent life science researchers in India and to create actionable insights about the same. In this article, we highlight the intent and expected outcomes of the survey. We also answer common queries related to the survey. The survey can be accessed here.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Global Research Award is a career-development award open to early-career scientists and doctors working globally in the field of hematology. It supports their research careers during transitioning from training to independent leadership roles in hematology. The deadline for this year’s application is 31 August 2021.
At the 9th India Alliance Fellows’ Meeting, held between 13-15 June, 2019, in Bengaluru, scientists spanning disciplines and career stages came together with policy-makers and funding agency representatives to discuss science as well as to deliberate on matters of immediate relevance to the Indian scientific community.
An interview with Thomas Pucadyil from IISER Pune, on his work and interests. (Originally published in The Journal of Cell Biology)
The newly formed Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS) hopes in coming years to bring its members together in the areas of pre-college science education and outreach, and networking between young scientists in India.