Scientists Simplifying Science

Face à Face

NYC CSG Coffee Chat Chat with Tuhin Bhowmick, PhD Tuhin talks about his startup experience in Bangalore while pursuing his PhD at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. One thing you cant miss is his passion and fascination towards the technology he believes in. Keep Reading

That Makes Sense

Job rejections to a Job Offer

  Once I submitted my I-485 for the adjustment of the status (to that of a permanent resident) and got the EAD/AP (Employment Authorization Document/Advanced Parole), I started looking for opportunities outside academia. I revised my CV into a one page resume with few tips and tricks that I learned from reading blogs and perusing… Keep Reading

Sci-Pourri/That Makes Sense

Cooking in my Life

The earliest childhood memory I have about cooking is from when my mother would sit aside in the kitchen and pass on the responsibility to me. As per the customs in India at that time, she could not cook when she had her period, and being the eldest child in the family, I was the… Keep Reading


Ten years of sailing aboard a cockroach

The story of the cockroach milk protein started about a decade ago with the ‘curiosity of discovering’ and continues with the ‘curiosity of understanding and developing’. While observing these minute crystals inside the embryos of pregnant cockroach females, little did Nathan or Prof. Ramaswamy know that one day it will be popularly known for being… Keep Reading

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The grass is always greener….or is it?

As a PhD student in India, I was in a relatively privileged situation. I was in one of the best institutes in the country, a department with good resources, a good lab and a decent project to work on. Nonetheless, you learn pretty fast in grad school that, no matter how good your situation may… Keep Reading

Twitter Townhall @ClubSciWri #AskICMRsoumya on 30th April, 2016

Continuing to bringing forth science and healthcare policy makers for an informal discussion with our readers, we now invite Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research, India and also the Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Dr Soumya is an expert on tuberculosis research in India and has not only steered research but also generated awareness towards management of this ancient disease, which continues… Keep Reading

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