Scientists Simplifying Science


Of clothes, clocks and lice

We humans are the only species who wear clothes. And, it is obvious that we are obsessed with clothes – about the designing, making and procuring of clothes and materials that are used to make clothes. As the ‘Page 3’ would testify, we are fascinated about who wears what, and also who did not wear… Keep Reading

ClubSciWri/Theory of Creativity

In this post I share the story of my struggle. I suffered from depression and was able to deal with it. I found help in my friends and family. You just have to seek help, you will find it galore. # Doobarapoocho   Ipsa is a Ph.D. student at IISc. She wants to gather and… Keep Reading

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The art of Presentation during the JOB Interview: K.I.S.S.

Mantra: Keep it short and simple (KISS) Know your audience before the talk so research the team before you reach the interview room. What level of information to give out depends on whom are you talking to in the audience. Remember it’s not a project presentation, you need to showcase your potential, not your work. Minimum… Keep Reading

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Face to Face with IISc IGEM Team Boston 2016

We saw them pitching for their team, we saw them breaking the barriers and reaching out to CSG members, we saw their never say die enthusiasm during the last 6 months as they struggled to get their team registered in IGEM Boston. We then saw them in Boston eventually winning the Bronze. Here they share their… Keep Reading


In Support of Arnab fighting Metastatic Sarcoma

We would like to introduce you to Arnab Sen, a brilliant student and scientist from India who completed his doctoral thesis in Germany. Arnab is 30 years old, the only child of his parents and was pursuing a promising career in Germany. He was diagnosed with metastatic Sarcoma merely two months before completion of his… Keep Reading

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A scientist’s kitchen…..

Seeing the recent ASBMB blog “Science and spices”, posted by Abhinav Dey in the Career Support Group (CSG) for STEM PhDs made me chuckle, reminding me of a funny exchange I had with my mother-in law (MIL). An extremely caring lady that she is, my MIL never allows me to cook whenever she is around.… Keep Reading

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Mid-Career Transitions Across the Oceans

Recently I had a discussion with a friend regarding mid-career transitions across the continents. I thought these discussions may be useful for this forum, hence this posting. Freedom is intoxicating and dangerous. It is like spicy food. Once you get the taste, you do not like blunt foods. Same is true with freedom. Once you… Keep Reading

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

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