Resources Resources by IndiaBioscience Outreach Grant awardees' Talk To A Scientist (TTAS) IndiaJump to ContentsAn interactive webinar based platform connecting young minds with scientists. TTAS India website can be accessed here for latest updates. One Year Video Talk To A Scientist celebrates its first birthday. Watch this video that captures TTAS's journey over one year. Talk To A Scientist about Zebrafish in Research Samatha Mathew introduced young minds to the world of Zebrafish research, gave a virtual tour of a Zebrafish lab and what it's like to work in one. Talk To A Scientist about COVID Vaccines This is TTAS's One Year Special Episode! To celebrate completing 52 consecutive weekly sessions, TTAS conducted a special episode on COVID Vaccines with Prof. Gagandeep Kang. Talk To A Scientist about Science in the Kitchen Talk To A Scientist discusses the science behind some everyday tasks and food we see in our kitchens. Talk To A Scientist about Our Body’s Glue - The Matrix Nagaraj Balasubramanian discusses body's matrix, how it acts like glue in our body, and its' role in diseases. Talk To A Scientist about the Science of Me - DNA and Heredity TTAS talks about the science behind how we inherit certain traits and characteristics from our parents and how DNA plays a role in this. Talk To A Scientist About Computational Medicine Discovery Sohini Chakraborti talks about how scientists use computational methods in discovering new medicines. Talk To A Scientist About Biofilms and Beehives In this special episode, TTAS uses an analogy to learn about biofilms by comparing them to beehives. Talk To A Scientist About Respiration Young minds learn all about how our body exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide through respiration and why this is important. Talk To A Scientist about Cancer and Cell Biology Omkar Joshi tells young minds about how cancer originates, what it means for the cells in our body and how cancer cells are different from normal cells in our body. Talk To A Scientist About Studying Primates Virendra Mathur who studies primates discusses how he goes out into the field to study primates, what he observes, how he takes notes and more. Talk To A Scientist About Polymers Vidhika tells young minds all about polymers and even sings a special song for young minds about them! Talk To A Scientist About Proteins Zill-e-Anam shares what proteins are, how she studies them in a laboratory and why it's important to study them. Talk To A Scientist about Oceans Kshitij Tandon took young minds on a deep dive into the oceans! They learnt about life under the ocean, how scientists study it and why it's important to protect our oceans. Talk To A Scientist About Sleep in Animals Ritika Mukherji talks about what sleep is and how different animals sleep! Talk To A Scientist About Astrobiology Nitya Palekar talks to us about what Astrobiology is and why she loves studying it! Talk To A Scientist About Science of Sports Pistol and Rifle Shooting How does a sportsperson use their knowledge of science to be better at their sport? TTAS is joined by national level pistol shooter and science student, who explained to us the physics behind her favourite sport. Talk To A Scientist About Plant Communication Do plants can talk to each other? What does a 'conversation' between plants look like? In this video, Jaishree talks us through these conversations as young minds learn how plants communicate with each other and why this communication can be helpful to them Talk To A Scientist About Bread Making TTAS is joined by Jay Panchpor, an engineer-turned breadmaker, who takes young minds through the process of making bread and the science behind the different steps. Talk To A Scientist About Black Holes What are black holes? What are different kinds of black holes? How do scientists study them? Have these questions crossed your mind? In this session, Abhijeet Borkar helps learn young minds all about black holes. Talk To A Scientist About Toxins and Antitoxins in Bacteria What are toxins and antitoxins in bacteria? What do they do? Himani Tandon takes young minds deep inside bacteria to learn all about these interesting molecules, their role and why scientists study them. Talk To A Scientist About Science and Illustration Rafeeque, a science illustrator, shares his journey with young minds. Young minds learnt how he uses his understanding of science to make more accurate, but beautiful illustrations of scientific concepts and new research. Talk To A Scientist About Forest Conservation Agrim Saini, an Indian Forest Service officer tells young minds how his background in ecology and evolution help him make better decisions to enable conservation of our forests Talk To A Scientist About Electromicrobiology How do bacteria generate electricity? Can this be harnessed? What are the important applications of electromicrobiology? Kartik Aiyer answers all these questions and talks about his work in the field of electromicrobiology. Talk To A Scientist About Diatoms What are diatoms? Where are they found? How are they useful in understanding water pollution? In this session with Karthick Balasubramanian, young minds learn all about these microscopic organisms and their connection to river water pollution. 100 Episode Celebration Talk To A Scientist is completes 100 episodes! Through this video, acknowledges young minds, their families, guest speakers and the wider scientific community in India for their support.